Small, yellow, berry-like fruit with a very acidic flavor. The emblic is extremely popular in parts of Asia.
Description: Large tree to 60+ft. The small leaves are borne on branches in a manner similar to a mimosa. Emblic’s are sensitive to day length and flower and fruit when days are long.
Hardiness: The emblic is subtropical and will withstand frosts as well as hot temperatures.
Growing Environment: N/A
Propagation: By seeds.
Uses: Fruits are often eaten raw, sprinkled with sugar. They are also baked into desserts, and used in preparing beverages.
Native Range: Native range extends from Pakistan through southern China. Emblic is also grown commercially in much of southeast Asia.