Mabalo, Velvet Apple
Attractive small growing tree from the Phillipenes. The fruit has a velvety fur that covers the skin and while sweet and edible emits a cheesey odour. Both the fruit and the bark are used medicinally in the Phillipines.
Generally grown as a backyard tree: Velvet Apples are frost sensitive and are for tropical areas only.
|Growing Conditions||Strictly tropical frost free and warm.|
|Max Size||prune to small tree|
|Temperature||abover 15 degrees,strictly tropical|