Sclerocarya birrea * Marula Tree * Sweet Sour Vitamin C * 2 Large Fresh Seeds *
THIS LISTING IS FOR 2 SCLEROCARYA BIRREA SEEDS Medium sized fruit with sweet-sour tasting flesh that is highly esteemed in parts of Africa. Often used in juices and alcoholic drinks. Very high in vitamin C. The marula is one of Africa's main native, traditional fruits. Medium sized tree up to a few dozen feet. Sclerocarya birrea ssp caffra is a large tree (up to 16 m high) with a trunk diameter of up to 70 cm and a silvery-gray bark. The female Marula tree produces numerous mirabelle-sized golden yellow fruits, which are often processed into amarula liqueur or amarula oil. The Marula Tree (Sclerocarya birrea) is one of the largest African indigenous plants. Belonging to the Anacardiaceae family as the mango, pistachio and cashew nut, it has always been part of the life of the inhabitants of the southern regions of the african continent. The Bushmen who have well known how to use the resources offered by mother nature for thousands of years are still using the unique properties of this tree that can be as high as 20 meters. The fruits produced by the female plant, ripe in February, have oblong size similar to that of a plum, with a leathery peel of bright yellow and a white fibrous flesh in which hides a big pit with seeds rich in oil and protein. Marula growing tree of the genus Sclerocarya also known as Amarula, Marula perennial evergreen to semi-deciduous plant, also used as ornamental shade plant, grow in desert, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12. Leaves green to light green, ovate shape grow in pinnate structure. Flower mostly grow in groups the color is green-yellow, the size 1-2 mm the flowers can separate to female and male flowers on separate trees.
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