ADANSONIA digitata (Baobab Tree, Monkey Bread Tree, Dead Rat Tree)
HABITAT: Native to Africa
USES: Young leaves eaten as a vegetable; bark yields fiber. Fruit base for lemon-like drink. Does best in a humid greenhouse.
HABIT: 60 feet high to 30 feet diameter in native habitat. Warm 62-65°F Night--80-85°F Day.
CULTURE: Maximum Light--Sunny: Keep on dry side. Use loamy soil. Humus added.