Marula

Marula growing tree of the genus Sclerocarya also known as Amarula, Marula perennial evergreen to semi-deciduous plant, also used as ornamental shade plant, grow in desert, mediterranean or subtropical climate

Leaves green to light green, ovate shape grow in pinnate structure

Flower mostly grow in groups the color is green-yellow, the size 1-2 mm the flowers can separate to female and male flowers on separate trees.

Fruits are yellow-green and juicy, the seed edible as nut

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Marula
Marula tree
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Requirements for growing Marula:
Need male and female trees

What is the best way to start growing Marula:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Marula?
Yes

Difficulties/Problems with growing Marula:
Need male and female tree

When is the best time to plant a Marula tree:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases in Marula:
Aphids

When is the best time to prune a Marula tree?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune a Marula:
Branches that grow down, more prune for design

What is the size of a Marula tree?
10-30 +

Growth speed in Marula:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Marula Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Marula:
Full Sun

It is possible to grow Marula indoor?
No

Growing Marula is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No

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When does Marula bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Green flower mostly grow in groups, the size 1-2 mm the flowers can separate to female and male flowers on separate trees

Thinning / Deadheading of Marula Blossom:
Mostly cause there is not male in the way

Pollination is done by:
Bees, rarely self-pollinators

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When does Marula yield:
Summer / Autumn / Winter

Pests or diseases in Marula fruit:
Mediterranean fruit fly, Fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Marula fruit?
Eat raw, alcohol, juice

Work requirements on the Marula fruit:
Traps from mediterranean fruit fly

How long does it take for a Marula to bear fruit?
5-6 years

Ripening of Marula fruit:
Better to collect the fruit from the ground