• Spondias purpurea
    © Edwina von Gal
  • Spondias purpurea
    © Edwina von Gal
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Spondias purpurea

ciruela, ciruela traqueadora, ciruelo, cherry

Family

Anacardiaceae

Native to

native to Panamá

Type

tree

Height

medium (5 - 20 m/16 - 65 ft)

Height (m)

3 - 15

Deciduous/Evergreen

deciduous

Flower Color

pink, red

Flowering Time

January, February, March, April, May, June

Fruiting Time

January, February, March, April, May, June

Edible / Medicinal

Edible fruits

Other Uses

fodder, live fence, ornamental

Wildlife Attracted

bees, insects, small mammals

Reforestation Type

silvopastoral

Successional Type

early successional

Ecosystem Services

pioneer species

Ease of Propagation

easy

Best Method of Propagation

cutting