1 super happy Lemondrop mangosteen tree – Garcinia intermedia

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The Lemondrop Mangosteen Tree, scientifically known as Garcinia intermedia and also Rheedia intermedia, Calophyllum edule and Rheedia intermedia, is a tropical wonder celebrated for its delicious and tangy citrus-flavored fruits. This evergreen tree offers a canopy of glossy, dark green leaves and produces small, round, yellow-to-orange fruits. The Lemondrop Mangosteen’s fruit, with its zesty and sweet-tart taste, is a delightful culinary treat. Experience the exotic flavors and lush greenery of this tropical gem in your own garden. The Lemondrop mangosteen tree – Garcinia intermedial, may have different names in various languages and regions: Kepel Tree

  1. English: Monkey fruit, mameyito
  2. Filipino: Berba, Velva
  3. Spanish: Arrayan, palo de frutilla, waiki plum, chaparrón, caimito or caimito de montana, jorco, sastra
  4. Portuguese: achachairú, or achacha

The name achachairu is also applied to Garcinia humilis.

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Lemondrop mangosteen tree - Garcinia intermedia
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The Lemondrop Mangosteen Tree, scientifically known as Garcinia intermedia and also Rheedia intermedia, Calophyllum edule and Rheedia intermedia, is a tropical wonder celebrated for its delicious and tangy citrus-flavored fruits. This evergreen tree offers a canopy of glossy, dark green leaves and produces small, round, yellow-to-orange fruits. The Lemondrop Mangosteen's fruit, with its zesty and sweet-tart taste, is a delightful culinary treat. Experience the exotic flavors and lush greenery of this tropical gem in your own garden. The Lemondrop mangosteen tree - Garcinia intermedial, may have different names in various languages and regions: Kepel Tree

  1. English: Monkey fruit, mameyito
  2. Filipino: Berba, Velva
  3. Spanish: Arrayan, palo de frutilla, waiki plum, chaparrón, caimito or caimito de montana, jorco, sastra
  4. Portuguese: achachairú, or achacha

The name achachairu is also applied to Garcinia humilis.

Properties & Care

Lemondrop mangosteen tree

  1. Size and Shape:
    • The Lemondrop Mangosteen fruit is relatively small, typically around 3-5 centimeters (1-2 inches) in diameter.
    • It is generally round to slightly oval in shape, resembling a small citrus fruit.
  2. Color and Texture:
    • The fruit’s skin is thin and smooth, with a vibrant yellow to orange color when fully ripe.
    • The skin has a glossy appearance, and it is easy to peel or break open.
  3. Pulp:
    • The pulp of the Lemondrop Mangosteen is the highlight of this fruit. It is juicy, translucent, and has a vibrant lemon-yellow color.
    • The texture of the pulp is somewhat firm, similar to that of a lychee or longan, and it is exceptionally juicy.
    • The flavor is a delightful blend of sweet and tangy, with a prominent citrusy note, earning it the name “Lemondrop.”
  4. Seeds:
    • The fruit typically contains one or two small, brown, and shiny seeds.
    • The seeds are not commonly consumed, as they are bitter and inedible. They are usually removed before eating.
  5. Harvesting and Processing:
    • Lemondrop Mangosteen fruits are harvested when they have reached full ripeness. Ripe fruits have a bright, uniform color and a slightly soft texture when gently squeezed.
    • To enjoy the fruit, you can simply peel or break open the skin to reveal the juicy pulp inside.
    • The fruit is often consumed fresh as a snack or used in a variety of culinary applications, such as fruit salads, desserts, beverages, or jams.
    • Due to its refreshing and tangy flavor, it is a popular ingredient in tropical beverages and desserts.

FAQ

How to take care of a Lemondrop Mangosteen tree ?

  1. Suitable Growing Conditions:
    • Pot Selection: Choose a large pot with good drainage to accommodate the tree’s growth. A pot with a diameter of at least 24 inches (60 cm) is recommended.
    • Potting Mix: Use a well-draining potting mix with slightly acidic to neutral pH. Enhance drainage by adding perlite or sand.
    • Sunlight: Place the potted tree in a location that receives maximum direct sunlight, or use artificial lighting to supplement the lack of natural sunlight in a temperate climate.
  2. Watering:
    • Keep the soil consistently moist but avoid overwatering, which can lead to root rot. Water the tree when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogging.
  3. Fertilization:
    • Feed your potted tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Select a fertilizer with micronutrients to mimic tropical soil conditions.
    • Reduce or stop fertilization during the dormant winter period when growth slows.
  4. Pruning:
    • Prune the tree to control its size and shape. Regularly remove dead or diseased branches and any crowded growth.
    • Pruning also aids in maintaining air circulation and allowing sunlight to penetrate the canopy.
  5. Humidity:
    • Lemondrop Mangosteen trees require high humidity to mimic tropical conditions. You can increase humidity by misting the tree regularly or placing a tray of water near the pot. Consider using a humidifier in indoor settings.
  6. Pollination:
    • Lemondrop Mangosteen trees rely on insect pollinators for fruit production. If grown indoors or in a controlled environment, you may need to manually pollinate the flowers using a small brush or cotton swab, transferring pollen from flower to flower.

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