General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 to 100 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 2 to 4 inch reddish to dark purple skinned with faint green tinged area around the calyx.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow to Purplish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Other: Grafting, Budding.
Pollinators: Self

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Common names
  • Star apple
  • Caimito

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