cultivation this species of rather upright form normally makes a
small tree about 20 ft (6 m) high. The leaflets of the compound
leaves have the curious habit of folding together after being
touched or at night.
It flowers and fruits through much of the year, but with major
flushes of flower in the middle of the wet and the middle of the dry
The large, ornamental fruit ripen through pale yellow, when their
flavor is pleasantly acid, to deep golden orange, when they become
sweet and deliciously tangy, reminiscent of passionfruit.
Cultivation: The trees are easily grown in full sun ,making fine
small shade trees.
Propagation is from seed or more commonly by grafts or air-layers .