Canarium ovatum

Family: Burseraceae

Common Name: Pili

Origin: indigenous

Reference: Stuartxchange

  • edible nut
  • grows up to 20 meters
  • erect and spreading tree
  • excellent border and shade tree
  • Of the canarium species, there are 75 known and nine of which are found in the Philippines
  • we bought one grafted tree on 6 October 2012
  • the seller said to trim the leaves below the graft point
  • he also said to fill the planting hole with compost and put complete fertilizer!
note the double graft

trees and shrubs

One thought on “Pili”

  1. Pili Nut is the kernel of a fruit called pili from Philippines. Pili Nuts are highly beneficial for health. These delectable nuts not only prevent cardiovascular diseases but also help in maintaining brain balance, developing healthy bones, hormone production and muscle tissues. These nuts are frequently utilized in several desserts including cakes.

    Being a rich source of nutrients, pili nuts have a wonderful creamy, butter flavor that melts in mouth. Pili Nuts comprise of various nutrients such as Thiamin, Iron, Copper, Folate, Calcium, Phosphorus, Riboflavin, Zinc, Niacin and Vitamin B6. Pili Nuts are a great complement to exotic flavors like cacao or coconut and can be added to baked goods, chocolates, ice-creams, smoothies and cereals. Pili Nuts can be processed with rich nut milks, and pestos, added to salads, pickles, rice, dressings or eaten on their own for a highly energy, nutritionally sound snack.

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