Hog plum ,Jocote, Ciruela Plant

Hog plum ,Jocote, Ciruela Plant
Botanical name: Spondias purpurea

Also known as Spanish plum, Mombin, Spanish Mombin and Jamaica Plum.

Young fruits are green or yellowish-green and red when ripe. The pulp is yellow and sweet when ripe.

Fruiting and flower of hog plum occur right on the branches, as opposed to hanging from the tips

They are usually eaten as fresh fruit or picked green and used in East Indian cooking

Mature Height: 15 Feet
Sunlight: Full Sun
Self-Pollinating: Yes
USDA Zone: 9-11
Cold hardy down to 29 degrees

Hog plum ,Jocote, Ciruela Plant