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Licania tomentosa - Oiti


Product Description

1 seed per pack. a.k.a. Moquilea tomentosa. A very little known edible fruit, native to the rainforests of Brazil. The fruits are medium to large sized and ripen to a deep orange, and have a passing resemblance to a mango. The fruits are often collected from wild growing trees, but there is sizable cultivation in some South American countries. Occasionally planted as an ornamental and also has thick, strong wood that is used in construction. Grows well in humid, tropical environments, little else is mentioned about its growth limits. Medium sized tree to 30-60 ft / 10-20 m. Seeds are fresh, cannot be stored and should be planted on receipt. #4625

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