The tree produces a very popular fruit as well as having a wide range of local medicinal uses and a good quality wood. It is widely cultivated in tropical regions . Chrysophyllum cainito is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m (82ft) by 20 m (65ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 10 and is frost tender. The plant is. One of the relatively minor fruits of the family Sapotaceae, the star apple or goldenleaf tree, Chrysophyllum cainito L. (syn. Achras caimito Ruiz & Pavon), has.
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Once the tree is established, growth rate and development become more rapid. For a list of references used on this page please go chhrysophyllum A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.
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Seed – sow in a light, sandy loam[ ]. The branches are used as an orchid-growing medium[ ]. Prefers a sunny position[ ]. Anastrepha striata guava fruit fly ; Anastrepha suspensa Caribbean fruit fly ; Armillaria tabescens armillaria root rot ; Bactrocera carambolae carambola fruit fly ; Bactrocera frauenfeldi mango fruit fly ; Bactrocera neohumeralis ; Ceratitis capitata Mediterranean fruit fly ; Diaprepes abbreviatus citrus weevil ; Eudocima fullonia fruit-piercing moth ; Icerya seychellarum Seychelles scale ; Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi Jack Beardsley mealybug Host of source – data mining: Some evidence in Hawaii, USA.
Cultivated tree in Africa Photograph by: Young trees are highly susceptible to any kind of frost or cold wind. Prefers a deep, rich loam[ ]. The wood is used for general chrysopgyllum construction and used for fuel. A decoction of the leaves is taken orally to treat hypoglycaemia[ ].
Star Apple – Chrysophyllum cainito
The undersides of the leaves are grated and applied as a poultice to wounds[ ]. Further, ripe fruit sooths inflammation in laryngitis and pneumonia and used as treatment for diabetes, angina, haemorrhage and fever. For more information about QR Codes click here.
To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. The seedlings bear fruits in years[ ]. Uses Star apples are eaten fresh. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.
Chrysophyllum cainito – Wiktionary
You will receive a range of benefits including: Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Native and Exotic Trees, Shrubs, chryosphyllum Vines. The fruits are delicious as a fresh dessert fruit; it is sweet and best served chilled.
Tannins are extracted from the bark[ ]. Chrysophyllum cainito is a tropical tree of the family Sapotaceae. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
Pouteria sapota Mamey Sapote. Fruits from several cultivars Photograph by: Chrysophyllum cainito Star Apple. Caimite Local Common Names Germany: In Nigeria, it is called Agbalumo or Udara, and it’s usually orange in colour C.
Pouteria lucuma Lucuma obovata Lucuma. Young trees are sensitive to water stress in their first year, and growth during that time is slow. Not known Public domain.
The annual rainfall range for growth is reported to be – 2,mm with the optimum between 1, – 1,mm[ ]. It is native to the Greater Antilles and the West Indies. Chrysophyllum cainito is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 20 m 65ft at a medium rate. Fruit and seeds Photograph by: It is noted for chrysophyllun wildlife.