Crescentia alata Jicaro Sweet Fruit Tree 15 Seeds #Fruit – Plants n Things

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Crescentia alata Jicaro Sweet Fruit Tree 15 Seeds #Fruit
Crescentia alata Jicaro Sweet Fruit Tree 15 Seeds #Fruit
Crescentia alata Jicaro Sweet Fruit Tree 15 Seeds #Fruit

Crescentia alata Jicaro Sweet Fruit Tree 15 Seeds #Fruit

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1 Package of 15 Seeds

 An unusual, small tree to about 12 m tall, native to Mexico and Central America with leaves that appear to grow right on the main branches, as do the nocturnal flowers.

  • The flowers are followed by grapefruit-sized, green fruits with a soft, edible pulp and edible, sweet seeds. The fruits woody shell is popular to make various handicrafts.
  • Crescentia alata also makes a nice and very unusual ornamental for tropical and some warm temperate regions. Germination: Sow seeds 1cm in coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite. Keep bright and constantly moist but not wet. Germination takes 3-6 weeks.
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