Mabolo or Kamagong

Diospyros discolor

Family: Ebenaceae

Common Name: Kamagong

Origin: indigenous to the Philippines and Taiwan

Reference: Stuartxchange

  • medium sized tree
  • grows up to 20 meters
  • edible fruit
  • known for hard wood
  • NOTE: fruit hairs have to be rubbed off before eating!
  • planted as a shade tree
  • small white flowers
  • leaves are leathery and slightly hairy
  • planted 6 saplings on 5 October 2012
  • bought from Talisay, Batangas
Kamagong sapling

trees and shrubs

One thought on “Mabolo or Kamagong”

  1. Hello,
    Thank you for showing the lovely photo of a kamagong sapling.
    Can kamagong grow well if at all outdoors in the leafier parts of NYC or Eastern Long Island? Can a sapling like the one you show be legally shipped to the USA

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