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Small bushy tree or shrub with 1-2" yellow fragrant flowers followed by dark red fruit. It is used medicinally in Asia: roots are remedy for stiff stomach muscels, producing milk in breastfeeding.
Curious tree due to its growth habit: upright, columnar, vertical; dense branches drooping vertically. Evergreen lance-shaped leaves with wavy edges on drooping branches. Tree used as ship masts, suitable for combating the noise pollution.
Twiggy bush or small tree with small solitary pale yellow 3-parted flowers, from each of which develop cluster of several more or less edible round, purplish fruits.
A small tree closely related to Ylang Ylang, with smaller flowers, greenish in color and highly scented. Narrow leaves and drooping branches. This tree is a good container plant. Relatively problem-free, requires little care. Blooms from spring to fall. Even though the flowers are inconspicuous, a single flower fills the air around (feet away) with pleasant perfume, thus the plant has a high value and is often used in Asian gardens. Shade tolerant, but needs bright light for reliable blooming.
Large yellow fruit with a bumpy surface and soft spines. Tastes delicious, and is described as a creamy lemon sherbet or a lemon meringue pie. The tree performs best in warm subtropical to tropical conditions. Best growth on well drained sandy loam. Large spreading tree. Spacing at 8 meters usually necessary. Trees grow true to type from seed, although consistently high yielding varieties are available. Fruit are picked by cutting the stem as soon as the yellow color develops. Fruit will continue to ripen off the tree but the shelf life is only a few days. Trees can bear in 3 -4 years. Cooling the fruit after harvest will extend the shelf life by up to a week, but with significant loss of attractiveness, the skin going black, while the flesh inside remains palatable. Fruit are very soft and vulnerable to bruising. Their own weight often damaging the flesh when left resting on a hard surface. (Information from book by Julia Morton).
The tree grows up to 20 meters tall, with a straight trunk, brilliant folliage, spectacular bright pink leaves that flush out all at once over the entire tree.
Pinkish cream colored flowers bloom in abundance directly out of the truck and develop into fruits the size of a small orange. The fruit has a brown, leathery skin and contains numerous, l0ng, oval seeds in a creamy, light orange flesh.
A truly very rare plant in cultivation anywhere. Medium size tree with unusual flowers 4-5" wide with dark red petals that turn yellow towards daisy-like center. Has large ornamental leathery leaves. Compact shape. Drought tolerant. This plant is easy to grow in container, it starts blooming in young age, when it is about 2-3 ft tall. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Prefers full sun but can tolerate light shade.
The fruits are aromatic, eaten raw or preserved.
Bright red flowers of this small tree are waxy, with very unusual rosette shape and look like made out of plastic.