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Kepel

Stelechocarpus burahol

a.k.a. Burahol, Kepel Apple

Very rare and endangered tree from Southeast Asia. Fruit is borne on the lower trunk and is said to have a spicy, mango-like flavor. Ancient Indonesians believed that eating the fruit would cause body secretions to take on a perfume scent.

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Description

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Hardiness

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Growing Environment

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Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh.

Native Range

Native to southeast Asia, cultivated only in central Java. Very rare in the wild and in cultivation.

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