This is a tropical fruit tree that grows year-round in the Pacific Islands and for over 2000 years has been used for its many healthful benefits. Renowned ethnobotanists, scientists, and medical professionals have discovered that noni juice works on a cellular level and affects nearly every system in the body. This juice is also a rich source of antioxidants and can help support the immune system and help cells more readily absorb nutrients. Every part of the plant is used medicinally.
The plant grows well on any soil, even sandy or rocky. Apart from saline conditions, the plant also can withstand drought. Flowers are small, white, growing from a fleshy structure. The nectar is favorite food of honey-eaters. Blooms and fruits year round. Fruits are oval, medium 4-7cm, at first green, turning light yellow or white when ripe with many seeds. The fruits are edible, but don't have a nice taste or smell.
The plant can be easily grown in container, tolerates shade, will fruit in a pot. Extremely cold sensitive (55F minimum). Keep protected during winter.
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