How to grow Noni

Noni tree growing tree of the genus Morinda also known as Morinda citrifolia or Indian mulberry, Noni tree perennial evergreen plant used as medical plant, grow in tropic or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+

Flowers small and the color is white, flowers grow in groups that connected to each other.

Noni fruits

Fruit color white cream, the taste it’s something that hard to eat raw the smell like cheese. The fruit are actually a lot of little fruit that connected and create shape of ball with a lot of angle and have little hole. Size of the fruits 4-10 cm. Seeds are brown small and edible but need to cook them before use.

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Requirements for Noni tree growing and care:

Well drained soil, frost free

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but to be sure about the quality recommend

Difficulties or problems when growing:
The smell of the fruit can be unpleasant

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Winter, can be all year branches without flowers

How to prune:
dead, branch after the fruits

Size of the plant?
3-9 m, 10-27 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower:
Flowers small and the color is white, flowers grow in groups that connected to each other

Thinning the bloom:
If the tree not strong enough

Pollination is done by:
Bees, moth

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
All year

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Noni tree fruits?
Juice, cooked, eaten raw (not recommend)

Work requirements on the fruit:
Sometimes need to cover, or to put mice traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
1.5-3 years

Scientific name:

Morinda citrifolia

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Culinary Uses

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Watering plants

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