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Garcinia spicata, Garcinia

Garcinia spicata

Family: Clusiaceae / Guttiferae
Origin: India
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical 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.Subtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Native to India and Sri Lanka, an interesting Garcinia, used both as an ornamental for its interesting, glossy foliage and for colorful fruits that have medicinal properties. The orange-yellow fruits are extremely popular with tropical birds. Tolerant of salty conditions and ocean spray. Grows well in full or filtered sun. The tree is very adaptable to container culture. Features thick, slender, glossy and ornamental leaves. Very slow growing.

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