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Plant Informational Database

Maprang

Bouea macrophylla

a.k.a. Marian Plum

Green, to orange-yellow resembling a mango, but slightly smaller. Flavor is sour to sweetish. Popular in Southeast Asia.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Maprang. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in July 2014.

Description

Large tropical tree to 90ft. There are both sour and sweet clones. Fruit ripening takes 6-9 months from flowering.

Hardiness

Hardy to 30F.

Growing Environment

Not available.

Propagation

Usually by seed, although there is some clonal selection through grafting. It is possible to graft the maprang onto mango, and probably other Mangifera rootstock. Seedlings fruit in 6-8 years.

Uses

The fruits are eaten fresh.

Native Range

Native to Malaysia and Western Java. The maprang is commercial grown in Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

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