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Canarium odontophyllum, Dabai

Canarium odontophyllum

Dabai
Family: Burseraceae
Origin: Indonesia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Canarium odontophyllum is a species of Canarium which is a delicious and nutritious fruit which tastes something like avocado. Quality fruits have oily yellowish appearance when the outer dark purple skin is removed. The whole fruit is soaked 5 - 10 minutes in hot water and eaten with sugar.


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