Spondias Mombin Hog Plum global price quotes



The current, latest prices of Spondias Mombin Hog Plum in the world in the global markets

amati kai (hog plum)


Price range: 80 - 80 INR / 1 kg | Market: Mysuru Wholesale Market | Date: 2022-04-25

hogplum large


Price range: 20 - 26 THB / 1 kg | Market: Talaad Thai Market | Date: 2022-03-21

hogplum medium


Price range: 12 - 15 THB / 1 kg | Market: Talaad Thai Market | Date: 2022-03-21

hogplum small


Price range: 7 - 10 THB / 1 kg | Market: Talaad Thai Market | Date: 2022-03-21

Spondias Mombin Hog Plum

Hog plum is a deciduous tree reaching 15–22 meters (49–72 feet) in height. The bark is deeply fissured. The plant typically drops most of its compound leaves before flowering. The drupe fruits are about 4 cm (1.6 inches) in length and have leathery yellow-green skin. The genus Spondias is distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa, Australia, and America. The tree originates from the American tropics, but it has become widely distributed in Africa and Asia because of its use as a rootstock for other Spondias species that produce edible fruit. There are about 10 species of Spondias. The fruit of hog plum is a drupe, growing from 4 to 7 cm in diameter. It has a leathery skin that can be peeled off and a whitish pulp with a flavor similar to a banana. The seeds are small and black. Hog plum is native to the American tropics but has been introduced to Africa and Asia. The fruit can be eaten fresh or can be made into jam. The fruit of hog plum is a drupe, growing from 4 to 7 cm in diameter. It has a leathery skin that can be peeled off and a whitish pulp with a flavor similar to a banana. The seeds are small and black. Hog plum is native to the American tropics but has been introduced to Africa and Asia. The fruit can be eaten fresh or can be made into jam. The bark of the hog plum is deeply fissured, reaching up to 70 cm in length. It typically drops most of its compound leaves before flowering. The drupe fruits are about 4 cm (1.6 inches) in length and have leathery yellow-green skin. Spondias mombin (hog plum) is a plant species within the genus, Spondias, in the family, Anacardiaceae. Other names include red mombin and a red apple. The fruit pulp is also used to make juice or preserves. It is one of the fruits most commonly consumed in West Africa. When ripe, the drupes are dark purple to black. The skin is smooth, but there are usually cracks on the surface of the flesh. Hog plum is more tart than most fruit with a sour pulp around a large stone that contains one seed only. It has a good flavor and makes good jam or jelly when fully ripe. Leaves are bipinnately compound, 10–25 cm (4-10 inches) long. The fruits can be eaten when fully ripe or used green for preserves and fruit punch. It is high in antioxidants and is sometimes called the "forget-me-not" tree due to its delicate blue flowers. Hog plum can be used as a native plant and has fragrant white flowers. The tree drops its leaves during the dry season making it fire resistant. It can also be used to attract fruit-eating bats. Hog plum is a small tree used for shade, fruit, and lumber. The fruit can be eaten fresh or processed for jam and jelly. The wood is used in the construction of furniture and cabinets. It is also planted along streets due to its shade-producing characteristics, no thorns, and resistance to drought and fire.

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