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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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 Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga
Family: Sapindaceae
Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo
Origin: Northern South America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Varieties: Queen, Montgomery. Season: July to September. American relative of the Lychee and Longan. Tall stately tree with smooth gray bark. Cold sensitive especially when young. Male and female flowers are usually born on separate trees but some are partly polygamous. Heavy fruit clusters with nearly round, green fruits tipped with a small protrusion. Pulp is yellowish to salmon colored, translucent, gelatinous, juicy but scant and somewhat fibrous and usually clinging tenaciously to the seed. Flesh is acid-sweet and very tasty. The Spanish lime has quite unusual leaves. You can eat the nut too. It is a very versatile tropical fruit. Relatively cold hardy, to upper 20's for short period.

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 Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Melicoccus bijugatus, Melicocca bijuga, Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo

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Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo. Very popular South American fruit, close related to Litchi. Relatively cold hardy, to upper 20's for short period.
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This plant does not take shipping well. After shipping it may drop leaves, recovers under proper care. Shipped on customers risk. We guarantee healthy plant to be shipped, but no replacements or refunds. We provide the best packaging. You may contact us for express shipping.
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RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
Fruit Festival Plant Food - Super Crop Booster
Mango-Food - Smart Release Fruit Tree Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster
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Grown in 6" pot, small plant

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$37.00

 

Melicoccus bijugatus var. Montgomery - Spanish Lime, Genip

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Jose Montgomery - self-pollinating variety, doesn't need a second plant for production.
Spanish Lime, Genip, Mamoncillo, Quenepa, Limoncillo. Very popular South American fruit, close related to Litchi. Relatively cold hardy, to upper 20's for short period.
This plant does not take shipping well. After shipping it may drop leaves, recovers under proper care. Shipped on customers risk. We guarantee healthy plant to be shipped, but no replacements or refunds. We provide the best packaging. You may contact us for express shipping.
By clicking here you agree to the sale conditions

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
Fruit Festival Plant Food - Super Crop Booster
Mango-Food - Smart Release Fruit Tree Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/ 1 gal pot, 1 ft tall, grafted

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