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Super rare Nam Nam Tree.Already Fruiting)

 

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The nam-nam is an uncommon fruit tree in Singapore. It grows more like a shrub than a tree. Botanically known as Cynometra cauliflora, it is believed to be a native of Malaysia and can only be found in the cultivated state in South East Asia, Ceylon and Western and Southern Peninsular India. In Malaysia, this tree is mainly found planted in rural villages.  The plant can be planted in pots where it stays small by regular pruning to turn it into a bonsai or an ornamental tree in an outdoor garden.

The Nam Nam tree is a member of the bean family.

 

The fruits of the nam-nam are flat, kidney-shaped pods. Like most legume pods, the fruit of the nam-nam has a dividing line but the fruit does not split open readily. The young fruit is very sour but the acid content is observed to decrease with maturity of the fruit. The mature fruit is picked when the skin has turned yellowish brown. It is cooked with sugar to make sweets (compote). It can also be made into a fruit salad, picked, or be used to prepare a special ‘sambal’ (a condiment based on pounded chili). The fruits are reported to have useful medicinal properties too and are used in folk medicinal preparation. The seeds yield oil which is used in India for the treatment of skin diseases.

 

 

 

GROWN FROM

Marcot
HOW LONG BEFORE THIS TREE WILL FRUIT

1 to 2 years
POLLINATION

Self Pollinating
DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Evergreen
WATERING

Moderate Can handle heavy watering
AMOUNT OF SUN
Full Sun

Nam Nam Tree ( Cynometra Cauliflora )

$225.00 Regular Price
$199.00Sale Price
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