Conservatory, greenhouse, outdoors in full
sun in moist humus rich soil or in a pot on a warm patio.
Rich, moist (but not waterlogged) soil.
Yellow: when mature
£1.70 for 15
This species is native and common in the Caribbean. The fruit,
whether leathery or hard-shelled, is difficult to open but the
seedy pulp is much enjoyed locally. In Jamaica, it is scooped
from the shell and served with wine and sugar. The strained
juice is excellent for making cold drinks.