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Dacryodes edulis, Bush Pear, Bush Butter Tree 

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 Dacryodes edulis
Family: Burseraceae
Bush Pear, Bush Butter Tree
Origin: West Africa
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Edible

Dacryodes edulis is an evergreen tree.The flowers are yellow and about 5 mm across. They are arranged in a large inflorescence. The fruit is an ellipsoidal drupe which varies in length from 4 to 12 cm. The skin of the fruit is dark blue or violet, whereas the flesh is pale to light green.

Cooked flesh of the fruit has a texture similar to butter.

Seedlings can thrive in quite dense shade, but older trees grow well in partial shade or full sun.


 Dacryodes edulis, Bush Pear, Bush Butter Tree 

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Dacryodes edulis seed sprout

Dacryodes edulis, Bush Pear, Bush Butter Tree 

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Dacryodes edulis, Bush Pear, Bush Butter Tree 

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Dacryodes edulis seed sprout
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Dacryodes edulis, Bush Pear, Bush Butter Tree 

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Dacryodes edulis seeds


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