Dacryodes edulis - Butterfruit


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1 seed per pack. Rare, African tree bearing 2-6", oval fruits which ripen to an off-purple blue color. The fruits are eaten raw or cooked and when cooked, have a texture much like butter. The seed also has a number of uses, being rich in several different oils. Native to Central and Western Africa. Medium to large tree from 20-40 m / 60-120 ft. Unknown frost tolerance. Seeds are fresh, cannot be stored and should be planted on receipt. #3937