Golden yellow berry fruit, 3-4" in diameter with a yellow, juicy, and acidic pulp usually containing two seeds. Flavor is quite tasty, and a bit sour.
Seeds are not available for the Gamboge. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in June 2016.
Trees are fairly hardy, easily surviving temperatures to 32F with no injury. Protection should be given if temperatures drop below 32F for any length of time.
Unknown, but trees seem to need little care other than regular water.
Fruits can be eaten fresh out of hand. Often used in making jams. Can be used as a substitute for tamarind in cooking. Fruit juice and bark extract are used as dyes.
Native range from India through Malay peninsula.