Manilkara hexandra Rare Mimusops Tree 5 Seeds
Ceylon Iron Tree
A slow growing tropical evergreen and a lesser know relative of sapodilla. Sprays of white flowers with open from August to December on branches covered with thick leathery leaves. Grown by plant collectors for its ornamental value and slow growth lending it to perfect use as a bonsai work of art. The wood is very hard and durable and of notable interest is with the bark color ranging from dark pink to dark purple.
1. Native to regions in India
2. Mildly frost tolerant once established
3. This wood is used for heavy structural work such as gate post, heavy beams as well as oil presses