Limonia acidissima is the only species within the monotypic genus Limonia. Common names for the species in English include wood-apple and elephant-apple. Limonia acidissima is a large tree growing with rough, spiny bark. The flowers are white and have five petals. It has a very hard rind which can be difficult to crack open, it appears greenish-brown in colour from outside and contains sticky brown pulp and small white seeds.
Planting & Caring –
Mostly cultivated by seeds. Fertilize your wood apple plant every year with organic fertilizer during August. Prune the tree every year to maintain its shape and size. Sow seeds of wood apple in well-drained loamy soil during Feb-April