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Seashore Mangosteen

Garcinia hombroniana

a.k.a. Luli

Rare, little-known fruit native to southeast Malaysia. Fruits are small but of excellent flavor. This species is believed by some to be one of the two natural hybridizing parents of the mangosteen.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Seashore Mangosteen. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in November 2017.

Description

Small tree, very little is known about cultural requirements.

Hardiness

Unknown.

Growing Environment

It naturally grows near seashores, so it likely salt and sand tolerant. Probably not hardy below 40-45F.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh.

Native Range

Native to southeast Asia.

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