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The Coco Plum is a native tree to central and south America and grows well in coastal and hinterland areas as it can handle salt air and saline soils well.

It grows slow and is mor shrub like in appearance when it is young but eventually will grow bigger but are easily pruned.The Coco Plum bears a lot of edible fruit that are have a mild sweetness to them.The Fruit starts out a lightish pink colour and then turns a deep purple if left to mature on the tree properly.The Coco plum is know to have many health benefits including cancer fighting agents such as epicatechin  which can slow down the growth of cancer cells.It als help to fight heart diseases and has many other health benefits as well.

 

It's scientific name is Chrysobalanus icaco .

 

GROWN FROM

Seed (2 years old)
HOW LONG BEFORE THIS TREE WILL FRUIT

3 to 4 years
POLLINATION

Self Pollinating
DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Evergreen
WATERING

Moderate Can handle heavy watering
AMOUNT OF SUN
Full Sun

Coco Plum 2 years old (Icaco)

$79.00Price
  • The Coco Plum can be grown in almost any type of soil and is one of the most hardy fruit trees on earth.It can handle colder and warm climates and can be grown on the coast or inland as it can tolerate salty soils as well as deep rich soils.They are also drought tolerant as well as handling wet humid climates as well.

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