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Sandoricum koetjape, Sandoricum indicum, Santol, Kechapi, Lolly Fruit

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Sandoricum koetjape, Sandoricum indicum

Santol, Kechapi, Lolly Fruit
Family: Meliaceae
Origin: South East Asia
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

This plant grows in warm humid areas - most parts of the tropics and subtropics. Yellow and round fruit has thick skin and tasty segments inside. Sometimes called the "Lolly Fruit" because you have to suck it to get the flavor. Plants from seeds bears fruits in three-four years. Fruits mature in mid summer.





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