Adansonia digitata (Baobab Tree, Monkey Bread Tree, Dead Rat Tree)

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.