Other Names: Otaheite gooseberry, amlak, gooseberry tree, Malay gooseberry, cermai
Type: Shrub / Tree
Native to: Madagascar
Fruit: Each .75" fruit is green and round. They are drupes, having one seed (pit).
Size: It can grow 5-30' tall.
Hardiness: Zones 10-11. It can handle some light frost with protection.
Propagation: Seeds, budding, cuttings, air-layering
Uses: The grosella fruits are generally too sour to eat, but can be cooked for use in drinks, sauces and jellies. It will turn bright red when cooked.