Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Dovyalis abyssinica x Dovyalis hebecarpa - Florida Gooseberry, Tropical Apricot, Florida
Edible Portion: Fruit
A natural hybrid between Diospyros abyssinica x Dovyalis hebecarpa. A large spreading shrub. It grows 7 m high. The branches are long and drooping. It has few thorns. The leaves are deep green and densely grouped together. They are 7.5-10 cm long. The flowers are greenish-yellow. They are small and have no petals. The male flowers have long yellow stamens. The fruit are round and 3 cm across. The flesh is yellow-orange to deep red.