Growing Guide: Ausubo

Common Names: Ausubo, Balata, Red Milkwood, Cow-Tree, Massaranduba,  Assapookoo

Native to: South America, Central America and the Caribbean

Traditional Uses: Culinary, Timber, Traditional Medicine

Plant Type: Tropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season: Year round

Mature Size: Up to 65 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture: Rich, well-draining soil.

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Self-Fertile: Yes

Growth Rate: Slow

Zone Hardiness: Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Propagation: Our Ausubo is grown from seed