Ambarella (Jamaica plum) : Spondias dulcis Saland 

Introduction
Nutritive Values

(per 100g edible portion)

Energy

46.0 k cal

protein

0.2 g

Fat

0.1 g

Carbohydrates

12.4 g

Calcium

56.0 mg

Phosphorus

67.0 mg

Iron

0.3 mg

Carotene

205.0 ug

Thiamine

50.0 ug

Riboflavin

20.0 ug

Vit. C

36.0 mg


Medicinal Values
Useful in diabetes mellitus, indigestion, urinary tract infection, hypertension, hemorrhoids.

Major Growing Areas
Wet and Intermediate zones

Nature of Cultivation
Grown as a scattered cultivation on home gardens

Recommended Varieties
Tall local stain
Dwarf introduction

Harvesting & post-harvest technology
Value Added Products
chutneys, jam, pickle

Economics & Marketing

Availability
July -August- (Tall cultivar)
Year round - (Dwarf cultivar)