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Star apple/Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito)牛奶果

Star apple/Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito)牛奶果

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Star apple/Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito) in whole, halves (bottom picture) and halves with removed seeds aside. 牛奶果整顆的,剛對切的(底下照片),對切後取出種子,右為取出的種子約1顆果實5顆.

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Star apple/Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito) seedling has seed leaves open. 牛奶果的小苗子葉展開.

Milkfruit seedling (Medium)

Star apple/Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito) seedling growing true leaves. 牛奶果的小苗長出本葉.

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Star apple/Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito) seedling in 3rd year. 牛奶果的第3年小實生苗.

Tropical fruit tree.  Also know as milk fruit.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  USDA Zones:8/9-11.  Mature size:20M(H) Fast growing. In warm climate it is evergreen.  Fruit is about 3″ in diameter globe fruit with green or red skin.  Because the fruit are only good to eat when it is ripe, the shelf life is not long. The fruit with milky white flesh is sweet, tender and juicy!  Each fruit contains about 5 seeds.  Medicinal.

牛奶果又稱為星蘋果. 果實的橫切面為星狀紋路. 它是熱帶水果. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在熱帶地區的全日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高20公尺. 生長快速.  在熱帶地區它是常綠的樹木. 果實大約為直徑3吋球形,品種有少見的黃皮的與常見的紅色厚皮的及這種圖片上綠色薄皮品種.  果皮不厚,快熟軟時才能摘取所以運送不便,所以流通受到限制. 果實內果肉乳白色,甜嫩多汁!  每顆果實內有約5顆的種子.  藥用.

Reference links:   參考網站資料連結:     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysophyllum_cainito        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/67640/                      http://www.baike.com/wiki/%E7%89%9B%E5%A5%B6%E6%9E%9C