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Diospyros blancoi, Mabolo, Temburini - Plant

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Description

Velvet apple is a rather slow-growing, evergreen tree. It varies in habit from a small, straggly tree with drooping branches.

Mabolo is a medium-sized tree growing to a height of 20 mete ¹ 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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 23 inch (58 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Velvet apple, velvet persimmon, mabola tree, butter Fruit
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 20 m
Flower Colour Cream, Off-White to White
Bloom Time Late Spring and Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Water regularly, do not over water.

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

Diospyros blancoi special feature

Evergreen tree

Diospyros blancoi uses

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

Culinary Use:

  • Fruit is edible, the tannin content declining as it ripensA good source of vitamins A, C, and minerals