General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 25 to 50 feet or higher
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Globose, greenish-yellow fruits are approximately 4 inches in diameter and contain numerous seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Uses: Useful for timber production
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

Common names
  • Elephant Apple
  • Hondapara Tree
  • Chulta

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