Cordia dichotoma | Assyrian & Sebastian Plum | Fragrant Manjack | 10_Seeds

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These seeds have been collected from Cordia dichotoma, also known as Assyrian Plum, Fragrant Manjack, and Sebastian Plum. This is a medium sized trees that grows up to about 4 feet high with white blossoms. The fruit is pink and yellow and then it turns black when it is ripe. This plant is a larval host for the common oakblue or shining oakblue butterfly. The fruit can be picked when it is immature and pickled or used as animal food. The fruit is also eaten as a vegetable. The leaves and seeds are also edible and the flowers can be eaten in famine situation. The leaves are used as plates or to wrap food before cooking or to wrap cigars. Cordia is a food source for the Band-celled Sister, Rusty-tipped Page, Red-bordered Pixie, Ruddy Daggerwing, Waiter Daggerwing, Scarce Bamboo Page, Florida Purplewing, Antillean Daggerwing, Many-banded Daggerwing, and Cloudless Sulphur butterflies. It is also a larval host plant for the White Peacock butterfly, and the White-plagued sphinx moth. USDA Hardiness Zones 9b to 11.