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Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« on: September 20, 2020, 01:38:24 AM »
Selling Dillenia indica - Elephant Apple whole fruits. 5 fruits for $45 free shipping priority mail.



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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2020, 02:00:14 AM »
Do you know how long these take to fruit from seed?

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2020, 02:20:39 AM »
They are a street tree in some parts of my home town.

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2020, 02:27:10 AM »
Do you know how long these take to fruit from seed?
no idea but they are fast to grow, they can root from cuttings too

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2020, 02:27:36 AM »
They are a street tree in some parts of my home town.
the fruits smell like popcorn to me

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2020, 02:54:37 AM »
Most members of this genus have great flowers also.

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2020, 10:52:31 AM »
What do they taste like?
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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2020, 07:33:43 PM »
What do they taste like?
the outer carpels taste like green apple, I haven't tried the inner fruit but its also supposed to taste like green apple

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2020, 03:25:07 AM »
They are not a dessert fruit and are pretty hard and fibrous.D. philipensis I think it is I see in some parks is more of a fruit for out of hand.

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2020, 05:50:20 PM »
They are not a dessert fruit and are pretty hard and fibrous.D. philipensis I think it is I see in some parks is more of a fruit for out of hand.
Yes definitely not a fruit I would eat out of hand, I would like to experiment with all the different ways of processing.

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2020, 05:51:06 PM »
sold 2 boxes, I have about 15 fruit left. these can seemingly last 1-2 weeks without issue. If these go bad I can easily collect more for anyone interested.

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2020, 08:20:47 PM »
still have more

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2020, 07:52:01 PM »
still available

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2020, 09:49:33 AM »
Still available

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2020, 05:06:24 PM »
I can agree with how fast they had a seedling that grew really fat. Sad to say hurricame irma seemed to enjoy it more than me!!!!!!!!
Are these evergreen and how large do they get?

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2020, 05:47:32 PM »



I saw quite a few elephant apples last wee around my town. Check out the flower on the Philippine dillenia

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2020, 06:01:12 PM »
Wow impressive. Just wondering are these evergreen trees.
How are the roots would they be a problem near a parking lot.

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Re: Selling Elephant Apple fruit
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2020, 07:37:32 PM »
Elephant apple is a tough tree and planted around carparking lots here. They lose a few leaves in the dry season but are evergreen. The phillipine one is juts a small tree or bush and not so tough.

 

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