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Forest Garcinia

Garcinia gerrardii

Also known as

Forest Mangosteen

Full Shade
Moderate care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Forest Garcinia Overview

Related to the mangosteen from India, the forest garcinia is not a well-known garden ornamental, but it could be. It has fragrant flowers in early summer, decorative orange fruits in winter, glossy foliage with attractive pale green new growth and it is easy to grow.

Special features of Forest Garcinia

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Forest Garcinia

Other uses

Medicinal