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Baccaurea dulcis, Rambai, Kampuduang, Menteng

Baccaurea dulcis

Rambai, Kampuduang, Menteng
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: Sumatra, Java
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
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Rare collectible medium sized tropical tree native to low elevation rain forest of Indonesia. 2 inch fruit ripen to bright orange; it takes several weeks to develop a sweeter flavor after the fruits begin to turn orange. When fruit is fully mature it has a sweet tart flavor. If it is very tart, the fruit is not ripe yet. Prefers rich acidic soil. High humidity and warm temperatures; do not expose this plant to cool weather. Outdoors in Zones 11 and 12, indoors or greenhouse.

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