Picralima nitida (Akuamma) 4x4x10 inch pot

Common Name: Akuamma. Family: Apocynaceae.  Small tree native to tropical regions of West Africa. Glossy deep green leaves 5 to 6 inches long. White flowers are followed by large fruit that ripen to yellow.  Seeds are used in traditional medicine to relieve pain and as an anti-inflammatory.  However, they should be used with the supervision of a physician or someone with extensive knowledge of herbal medicine.  We are not responsible for the use of the plant or plant products.  Plants grow well in Hawaii. Prefers a slightly acidic soil. Full sun to light shade. Keep moist but do  not leave in standing water.  Use a complete fertilizer with micronutrients. Keep warm. Outdoors in Zone 11; protect from cool or cold weather.

Plants are grown in 4x4x10 inch tree pot.  Stems are typically 28 to 40  inches tall.  3.75 lbs. shipping weight.

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  • Item #: 1633
Price $35.00
2 or more $33.00 each
Availability Out-of-Stock