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Pentadesma butyracea - Butter Tree


Product Description

1 seed per pack. A tropical West African tree, best known for its large seeds which contain a high percentage of fat. The fat is extracted and used for cooking, or much like shea butter. The fruits are said to have edible pulp and the tree has a number of non-edible uses as well. Large tree to 115 ft / 35 m. Prefers a frost-free tropical climate. Seeds are fresh, cannot be stored and should be planted on receipt. #4348

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