Cheese Fruit, Noni – Plant
Description for Cheese Fruit, Noni
Noni is a small evergreen shrub or tree, usually less than 10 feet high, occasionally rising to 20 feet.
Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Morinda citrifolia, great morinda, Indian mulberry, noni, beach mulberry, cheese fruit White – 10 ft Easy
Planting and care
Select a site in full or partial sun with well drained, well aerated soil. Avoid heavy soils, compacted areas, and flood-prone sites.
Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Loamy soil, Sandy soil Low 20 to 40 degrees C Use any organic fertilizer
Caring For Cheese Fruit
The right growing conditions will help nurture a noni shrub, and will also help prevent most serious insect pests and diseases. Full sun is best, but a noni will also tolerate light shade. Deep shade decreases flowering and fruiting and may shorten the lifespan of the shrub.
Typical uses of Cheese Fruit
Special features: In ancient times, Noni was a valuable dye plant.
Culinary use: Fruits are edible
Medicinal use: It is a medicinal plant.
|Dimensions||42 × 12 × 12 cm|