Cut the Mangosteen in half and
scoop out the flesh with a spoon. Best eaten chilled. Avoid the
exuding latex close to the skin .
general crop management
' Mangosteen is regarded as one of the four most delicious and
best-flavoured fruits in the world that is most readily accepted.
It is not as commonly grown in the Wet Tropics as rambutans, but
is gaining in popularity because of its high economic value.
Produced by the Queensland Horticulture Institute, Centre for Wet
Tropics Agriculture, South Johnstone, Queensland, Australia. The
information is very detailed.
University - Centre for New Crops and Plants - Mangosteen
This site is a chapter from a book written by Julia Morton.
Gives a detailed description of the different varieties, climate,
soil, season, pests and diseases and food uses. You can purchase
this classic book Fruits
of Warm Climates online from Amazon.
One - Mangosteens
A personal rave about why Mangosteens are so fantastic from Anna
in her blog 'Morsels & Musings - A scattered collection of thoughts'
to eat a Mangosteen - Youtube video
- Information on history, science, folklore, culture. Also photos
and nutritional uses.