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Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut

Lecythis zabucajo

Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: South America
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterDeciduousEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Slow growing tree bearing large fruits up to a foot in diameter, yields the delicious sapucaia nuts. Its bark separates into thin sheets, like paper, used by the natives for cigarette wrappers. Very rare and hard to get plant.


Similar plants:


Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Lecithis sp.
Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/lecythis_zabucajo.htm