Dwarf Ambarella, June Plum

Dwarf Ambarella, June Plum, is a very productive plant.

Spondias dulcis (syn. Spondias cytherea), known commonly as ambarella, or june plum is an equatorial or tropical tree, with edible fruit containing a fibrous pit. It is known by many other names in various regions, including golden apple, golden plum, cas mango, etc.

The tree is easily propagated by seeds, which germinate in about 4 weeks, or by large hardwood cuttings, or air-layers.

There are 3 Spondias grown in South Florida:

-Spondias dulcis Parkinson (synonym: S. cytherea Sonn.). Common names include ambarella, and golden apple (English-speaking countries).

- Spondias mombin, L. Common names include yellow mombin and hog plum (English-speaking countries).

- Spondias purpurea, L. Common names include purple mombin and red mombin (English-speaking countries).

Dwarf Ambarella is available for purchase at the famous Pine Island Nursery, a supplier of fruit trees for Home Depot and Lowe's in South Florida:

http://www.tropicalfruitnursery.com/fruitproducts_gl.htm



Bender's Grove in Davie also have june plums:

http://www.bendersgrove.com/main-price_list.htm



Related reading:

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg059
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spondias_dulcis
https://hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/ambarella_ars.html
Fruit and Spice Park - Edible Tour Reveals Park`s Myriad Fruits, Vegetables http://buff.ly/2dg5c26
All About Ambarella Fruit (Spondias dulcis) http://buff.ly/2lbTCp7

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