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Kandi fruit tree?
« on: April 13, 2018, 12:40:19 PM »

Again I've been gifted with a type of garcinia that I can't seem to find any info on in the internet. It's called "Kandi" and looks like a mangosteen seedling except the beautiful glossy leaves are much longer. Any info would be appreciated. (Don't ask for a photo....you're dealing with a tech-challenged person here.)

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Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2018, 04:05:52 PM »
Without a pic you're pretty much shit out of luck my friend
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Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018, 04:29:11 PM »
Well, I was hoping somebody would recognize the name. Even a photo wouldn't help much since garcinias all seem to look pretty much alike.

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Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2018, 06:00:54 PM »
"kandis" is a name I have heard applied to more than one Garcinia species from the Malaysia/Indonesia region.  If you do a search for garcinia  kandis, you may be able to figure out what you have, or at least narrow it down.  Unfortunately, most of these Asian Garcinias are dioecious.

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Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2018, 07:38:36 PM »

Thanks, John. That helped a lot. I knew it had to be a problem with either a Spanish name or simply spelling. Asam Kandis looks like it's what I have.

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Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018, 09:32:56 PM »
Asam kandis is Garcinia atroviridis.

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Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2018, 01:33:19 AM »
Kandis is a common name, usually applied to Garcinia forbesii, sometimes also to Garcinia parvifolia.
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