Garcinia gummi-gutta (Gamboge) 4x4x10inch tree pot

Syn: Garcinia cambogia. Common Names gamboge.  Thin layer of edible flesh. Peel is dried and used as a flavoring in curries.  Peel extract is used in diet pills.  Fruits ripen to orange and are deeply ribbed.  Small to medium tree native to India and SE Asia. New growth is red and matures to deep green. Usually only 1 tree is needed for fruit set for this species. Acidic soil. Use a fertlizer with iron, magnesium and micro-nutrients.  Young plants need light to medium shade but mature plants can be grown in full sun.   Requires tropical conditions and we do not expect this species to tolerate cool temperatures or frost.  Outdoors in Zone 11 and 12.  Typcially 24 to 32 inches when shipped; about 2 to 2.5 years old.

Certified to ship to all 50 US states.

If you have questions about this plant,  use the Contact Us link at the top of the page or email

We send order updates via email. We do not send unsolicited marketing emails. 

 The order confirmation comes from an unattended email address so do not reply to the order confirmation. Use if you have questions about your order. 

We do not charge credit cards until your order is ready to ship. Shipping is via 2nd day Fedex. We typically ship on Monday unless it is a holiday. 

If you place an order in the winter that is going to the mainland, we will wait until spring to ship.

  • Item #: 1638
  * Marked fields are required.
Price $42.50
2 or more $40.00 each
Availability Back Ordered