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Mexican Calabash Tree Seeds (Crescentia alata) 25+Seeds

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Crescentia alata
Jicaro
An unusual, small tree to about 12 m tall, native to Mexico and Central America with leaves that appear to grow right on the main branches, as do the nocturnal flowers that are followed by grapefruit-sized, green fruits with a soft, edible pulp and edible, sweet seeds. The fruits woody shell is popular to make various handicrafts. Crescentia alata also makes a nice and very unusual ornamental for tropical and some warm temperate regions.

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