Choerospondias axillaris Lapsi Nepali Hog Plum - Rare Tropical Seeds
Nepali Hog Plum
This hard to find deciduous tree produces male and female flowers on separate trees. The male flowers grow in long clusters while female flowers occur as solitary petals at the very tips of the branches. Small branches start out purple accenting bright green arrow shaped leaves. Each seed stone can produce up to 5 seedlings!
Treat as a tropical but can tolerate moderate frost.
1. Native to most of Asia from India to China including Japan
2. Hardy outdoors in zones 9+
3. In Nepal the fruits are made into sour candy and fruit tarts
4. Yields a valuable wood
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