How to grow Ambarella fruit

Ambarella fruit growing tree of the genus Ambarella also known as Ambarella plant or Spondias dulcis, Ambarella fruit perennial deciduous semi-evergreen plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+

Flower color white with yellow stamen grow in clusters,

Ambarella fruit

Fruit color green-yellow to orange the shape is ovate, there is one seed in the middle the taste is sweet sour and with imagination taste of pineapple-mango.

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How to grow Spondias dulcis growing and care:

Frost free, rich soil, organic matter, prefer humidity and moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed – explanation bellow / Air layering / Cutting –

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but when the fruit are not good better to graft also to have bigger fruits with smaller fruits also taste of the fruit can be sweeter or more sour

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Fruits very sensitive to pests

Planting season:
Spring to autumn, better in hardiness zone 9 in spring, hardiness zone 10a spring to summer, hardiness zone 10b-11 spring to summer, hardiness zone 12+ all year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn

How to prune:
Recommend to keep it small easier to treat the fruits and cover the tree with net

Size of the plant:
3-10 m, 10-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun, possible half shade but better in full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
Yes, when growing in container need to keep the main trunk small (50cm (20inches) by pruning and let the plant dived itself it will make the tree to make the fruits lower

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring

General information about the flower:
White with yellow stamen grow in clusters

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Ambarella fruit fruit?
Eat raw, juice, paste

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with net or fruit fly traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

How to grow Ambarella from seed

Sowing requirement:
Directly sow after harvest the fruit, rich soil

Saving seeds until sowing:
Clean the seeds with water and dry with net

Sowing season:
Spring to summer, possible all year and better to use fresh seeds

Planting spacing:
Better to plant in pots or 3*4m, (10*13 feet)

Depth of Sowing:
2-5cm (1-2 inches) from the top of the seeds

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Keep the soil moist and don’t let it dry, sunny location will induce germination, better soil of peat soil and vermiculite

Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water to big amount of water but with well drainage

Germination time:
2-4 weeks (can be longer)

Condition of seedling:
Moist soil, warm climate, humidity, rich soil and organic matter

Scientific name:

Spondias dulcis

Alternative names: Ambarella, June plum, Golden apple, Golden plum, Hog plum, Umbrella magnolia

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