Chrysophyllum cainito


Cainito is an exotic fruit tree from the Chrysophyllum genus and the Sapotaceae family. Its edible fruits are called milk apple or star apple etc.... Commercially grown all over the world for its purple or green juicy fruits. The leaves are used to treat diabetes and rheumatic pains. A decoction of the bark is a tonic and simulant used as a cough suppressant. Star apple is a fruit rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, B3 and vitamin C, especially carbohydrates, calcium, iron, fiber, proteins and lipids. It is consumed fresh or in juice. Star apple is eaten as a dessert or appetizer, it is a very refreshing fruit. We grow like other tropical fruits in a pot with well-drained, acidic soil. We winter around 20C.


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