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

Sandoricum koetjape, Sandoricum indicum

Santol, Kechapi, Lolly Fruit
Family: Meliaceae
Origin: South East Asia
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdible plant

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.

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