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Phyllanthus emblica

Classification

Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Phyllanthus
                        Specie: Phyllanthus emblica

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Stem-clasping linear leaves; small yellow flowers; yellowish green fruit

Uses: Tropical gardens Shrub borders Tubs Fruit production Medicinal properties

Zones: 11-12

Description: From tropical Asia, this species is widely cultivated for its yellowish green pectin-rich fruit that has a high vitamin C content and is made into jams and relishes. It is a deciduous tree to 50 ft (15 m) with almost stem-clasping, linear leaves, 3?4 in (

Growth Habit: Sparsely branching habit

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