Natural Home Cures Freeze Dried Mangosteen - Growing & Harvesting Table Of Contents

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It All Starts With The Mangosteen Tree

Mangosteen Tree Facts: The mangosteen tree is very slow-growing and erect, with a pyramidal crown. It grows 20 to 82 ft (6-25 m) in height and has dark brown or nearly black, flaking bark. ..... (Read)

Language Of Mangosteen
One of the most praised of tropical fruits and indeed the most esteemed fruit in the family, Guttiferae, the mangosteen, Garcinia mangostana L., is known almost universally by this name..... (Read)


Mangosteen's Culture
Planting of the Natural Home Cures Freeze Dried Rich Pericarp Mangosteen Trees is done at the beginning of the rainy season. A spacing of 35 to 40 ft (10.7-12 m) is recommended with pits 4 x 4 x 4 1/2 ft (1.2 x l.2 x l.3 m) prepared at least 30 days in advance, enriched with organic matter and topsoil and left to the weather..... (Read)


Mangosteen's Orac (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) Values
ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture test to measure the Total Antioxidant Potency of foods and nutritional supplements such as Natural Home Cures Freeze Dried Rich Pericarp Mangosteen...... (Read)


Mangosteen Clandestine Origins
The mangosteen origin is ultra-tropical. It cannot tolerate temperatures below 40º F (4.44º C) nor above 100º F (37.78º C). Nursery seedlings are killed at 45º F (7.22º C)..... (Read)


Mangosteen's Pests And Diseases
Pests: A leaf-eating caterpillar in India may be the same pest that attacks new mangosteen shoots in the Philippines .....Diseases: In Puerto Rico, thread blight caused by the fungus Pellicularia koleroga is often seen on mangosteen branchlets, mangosteen foliage, and mangosteen fruits of trees in shaded, humid areas...... (Read)


Mangosteen Propagation
Technically, the so-called mangosteen "seeds" are not true seeds. They are adventitious embryos, or hypocotyl tubercles, in as much as there has been no sexual fertilization..... (Read)

Mangosteen Season And Harvesting

At low altitudes in Ceylon, the fruit ripens and is harvested from May to July; at higher elevations, Mangosteen is harvested in July, August, or August and September. In India, there are 2 distinct mangosteen fruiting seasons: one from July to October (the monsoon season) and another from April through June..... (Read)


Mangosteen Soil
The mangosteen tree does best in deep, rich, organic soil, especially sandy loam or laterite. In India, the most productive specimens are rooted in clay-filled soil that contains coarse material and a little silt...... (Read)


Mangosteen Storing And Quality
The mangosteen fruit can be held in dry, warm, closed storage for 20 to 25 days: more extended periods cause the outer skin to toughen and the rind to become rubbery. Later, the rind hardens, becomes difficult to open, and the flesh turns dry..... (Read)


Mangosteens Ultra Tropical Climate
An Ultra Tropical Climate For An Ultra Delicate Fruit. The mangosteen climate is ultra-tropical. The mangosteen tree cannot tolerate temperatures below 40º F (4.44º C), nor above 100º F (37.78º C). Nursery seedlings are killed at 45º F (7.22º C)...... (Read)


Mangosteen Xanthones A Scientific Look
Xanthones are a unique class of biologically active compounds possessing numerous bioactive capabilities, such as their antioxidant properties. They are a group of plant polyphenols, biosynthetically related to flavonoids...... (Read)


Mangosteen Xanthones Alpha And Gamma
Among the 56+ mangosteen xanthones found in the whole mangosteen fruit, alpha-mangosteen and gamma-mangostin have been the main subject of many studies by mangosteen researchers around the world...... (Read)


Mangosteens Other Xanthones
Scientists investigating the effects of the mangosteen xanthones on the HIV-1 virus found that mangostin and gamma-mangostin demonstrated the ability to inhibit the activity of the HIV-1 virus that causes AIDS...... (Read)