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Clausena excavata, Pink Lime Berry

Clausena excavata

Pink Lime Berry
Family: Rutaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterFragrantEthnomedical 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.Spice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A rare, unique, relatively cold hardy tropical fruit tree native to India and Southeast Asia. The translucent lipstick pink fruit has a soft texture and the taste of grapes, accompanied with a peculiar unique flavor. It is is sweet and citrusy with notes of fennel, coriander, licorice, and coffee. The show stopping color of the berries makes it an excellent garnish. The tree also has edible leaves. The leaflets have a characteristic, curry-like smell when crushed.

Pink Wampee grows excellently in subtropical and tropical climates but is also cold hardy into the mid or even lower 20's. Medicinally, in Thailand and Southeast Asia, Pink Wampee is cultivated for the use of it's bark, branches, and roots as a potherb for variety of ailments.

Clausena excavata is also grown as an ornamental due to its pretty leaves.


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Clausena excavata, Pink Lime Berry
Clausena excavata, Pink Lime Berry
Clausena excavata, Pink Lime Berry
Clausena excavata, Pink Lime Berry


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