Garcinia planchoni is an evergreen tree growing 15 - 20 metres tall. The bole can be 40 - 50cm in diameter[
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use. The quality of the fruit is good, and the tree has been proposed for cultivation[
Southeast Asia - northern Laos, Vietnam.
The tree can flower and fruit all year round[
Fruit - raw or dried[
]. The pulp is subacid, with an agreeable taste[
]. The fruits are often cut into slices and then sun-dried for later use[
]. The yellow-green fruit is 7 - 8cm long[
Seed - we have no specific information on this species, but the seed of most members of the genus can be slow to germinate, even if sown fresh, often taking 6 months or more[
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