How to grow Purple mangosteen tree

Purple mangosteen tree grow and care – tree of the genus Garcinia also known as Purple mangosteen or Mangosteen, Purple mangosteen tree perennial evergreen plant, grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+

Flower color red, in the flower there is middle of the flower shape of the fruit

Purple mangosteen tree frutis

Fruit is rounded and outer outer shell dark purple the inner is white with small seedling inside can be eaten

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How to grow Purple mangosteen tree growing and care:

High humidity, more than 10C, well-drain soil, mulch

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes vegetative reproduction, not need to graft

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very slow growth

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Weak and dead branches

Size of the plant:
5-20 m, 15-60 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
When the tree young just in full Shade, after that possible half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
Red flower, in the flower there is inside that shape of the fruit

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
All year

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Purple mangosteen tree fruits?
Eat raw

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
7-15 years

Scientific name:

Garcinia mangostana

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Juice
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13