TopTropicals Newsletter / April 15, 2010

MANGOSTEEN - the best tasting fruit

The tree is evergreen, has attractive columnar or pyramidal shape. It is very slow growing.

The mangosteen is instantly liked by many who eat it. Cultivated in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Actual plants for sale
3.5-4" tall, in 12" tall pots


This delicious fruit has a thick, dark-red skin, inside which are creamy white segments with a sweet, slightly tart flavor. Purported by many who have had the luxury of tasting it as being the best tasting fruit in the world.

Mangosteen requires warm and humid conditions, above 50F. If you live outside Tropics, greenhouse is a must for successful growing.

The plant prefers humid conditions, root systems should remain moist year-round. Heavy mulching is recommended in drier areas to retain soil moisture.

Seedlings develop a long tap root which is vital to the survival of the tree so great care should be taken when transplanting.

Fruiting takes from 6 to 12 years from seed.

This plant will be shipped by Express Mail
(Florida - UPS 1 day)


Leaves are leathery,

The fruit has many health benefits. The medical problems this product apparently solves are remarkable.

The plants for sale
are 3 years old

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47770 Bermont Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982
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