Plant Care: How to Grow Imbe

Plant Type
Tropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season

Mature Size
10-15 ft tall without pruning to its naturally conical shape and about 20-30 ft in their native habitat

Soil & Moisture
Adaptable; Prefers well-drained soil with near neutral pH and rich in organic matter

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade


Imbe are known to fruit prolifically within 6 years of planting. Seedling trees can be either male, female, or self-pollinating hermaphrodite and we advise having multiple plants to increase probability of production.

Growth Rate

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