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Wood Apple

The fruit shape of Wood Apple resembles an apple and the name wood apple is due to the fruit hard shell. Native to India, the tree is cultivated in other countries such in Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, and Bangladesh. The fruit is also known as Elephant-apple, Monkey fruit, or Crud fruit.

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Size & Price Details

SKU Age Price Dimensions
FR0091 12 Months ₹199.00  9 × 11 cm
SKU Age Price Dimensions
FR0092 24 Months ₹349.00  15 × 16 cm
SKU Age Price Dimensions
FR0093 42 Months ₹649.00  21 × 21 cm

Wood apple is an erect, slow-growing tree with a few upward-reaching branches bending outward near the summit where they are subdivided into slender branchlets drooping at the tips. The bark is ridged, fissured and scaly.

The deciduous, alternate leaves, 3 to 5 in long, dark-green, leathery, often minutely toothed, blunt or notched at the apex, are dotted with oil glands and slightly lemon-scented when crushed.

Yellowish green flowers, tinged with red, are borne in small, loose, terminal or lateral panicles. The tree is mostly known for its hard woody fruit, size of a tennis ball, round to oval in shape. The pulp is brown, mealy, odorous, resinous, astringent, acid or sweetish, with numerous small, white seeds scattered through it.