|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild|
Garcinia indica requires a warm and humid tropical climate. It thrives well in coastal areas receiving over 2,500mm of rainfall, though can tolerate somewhat drier conditions.
The plant is found wild in lateritic, alluvial soils having depth of around 100cm, and a pH of around 6.7.
The plant takes around 30 years from seed before it starts producing seed.