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Rose Apple
Rose Apple

  • Price: $18.00

A tropical to sub tropical tree which grows to 15m in ideal conditions but can be clipped to make an attractive hedge. The trees are quite hardy and will withstand temperatures to -30C when fully grown. Grow in full sun and water moderately. They like a mulched well drained soil but do not appear to be too fussy.

Comments Warnings : The fruit, flavoured like an apple, is a favourite of children and regularly eaten by them. It is rich in Vitamin C, can be eaten raw or used in various recipes. The roots stems and leaves are not edible. The fruits provide thiamin, vitamin C, iron, calcium, magnesium, sulfur and potassium. The rose apple also is a source of fiber and is low in fat and calories. The seeds are said to be poisonous.