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Diospyros blancoi, Mabolo, Temburini - Plant

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Velvet apple is a rather slow-growing, evergreen tree. It varies in habit from a small, straggly tree with drooping branches.
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Plant height : 1.5 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for Diospyros blancoi, Mabolo, Temburini

Mabolo is a medium-sized tree growing to a height of 20 meters.Leaves are leathery. The blade is glossy green, smooth above and softly hairy below. A rather slow growing tree.

Its edible fruit has a skin covered in a fine, velvety fur which is usually reddish-brown. The pulp is edible. The fruit hairs have to be rubbed off before eating as it can cause peri-oral itching and irritation.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Velvet apple, velvet persimmon, mabola tree, butter Fruit Cream, Off-White to White Late Spring and Summer Up to 20 m Easy to grow

Planting and care

It is a dioecious tropical perennial tree that grows well in a diversity of soil. It needs a good distribution of rainfall through the year.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Moist loamy soil Less. Water well during dry periods. 22 to 30 degrees C Feed twice yearly with any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Diospyros blancoi

    Water regularly, do not over water.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Diospyros blancoi

Special features: Evergreen tree

Culinary use:

  • Fruit is edible, the tannin content declining as it ripens
  • A good source of vitamins A, C, and minerals.
  • Ornamental use: It is suitable for growing in parks, gardens and along roads for its attractive conical, dense crown and reddish brown velvety fruits.

    Medicinal use: A decoction of the young leaves is used as a treatment for hypertension, heart ailments and diabetes. The leaves are heated and squeezed with the leaves of Plectranthus amboinicus to make a preparation that is used to treat chest colds.

    Note: Please consult your health expert.

    References

    • http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Diospyros+blancoi
    • http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-2769441
    • http://www.fruitipedia.com/mabolo.htm
    • https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/Special-Pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=2849
    • https://myfolia.com/plants/29980-mabolo-diospyros-blancoi

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    5 / 5 Sherly Uthup 02 July 2018
    Verry small size.but good product no any damage when i got it in my home delievery is superior
    5 / 5 SANDIP CHOUDHURY 01 July 2018
    i was satisfied .good packing ,but the leaf was damaged.so i gived 4 stars
    4 / 5 Shreyapiki Ritu 29 June 2018
    Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.
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