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    Sweet Loobi, Scramberry Plant

Sweet Loobi, Scramberry, Indian Coffee Plum Bud Plants

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Sweet Loobi, or sweet scramberry, is a hybrid variety that is sweet and edible, unlike the original scramberry, which is difficult to consume raw due to its sourness. Sweet loobi is easy to grow in containers.

  • Variety Name: Sweet Loobi
  • Scientific name: Flacourtia jangomas
  • Propagation method: Bud
  • Plant size: Medium
  • Maturity period: 2-3 years
  • Fruiting season: June to August
  • Growing in containers: Possible
  • Ease of growing: Easy
  • Supplier: Saphal Agro
  • Place of shipment: Thrissur, Kerala
  • Shipment period: Within 3 days
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The scramberry or the Loobikka is generally known as a sour tasting berry, though the fully ripe ones will have a little sweetness. However, Sweet Loobi, which are hybrid varieties are now available.

Loobikka also has very small pods on the inside. The seedlings start bearing fruits in four or five years and continue to bear fruits for forty to fifty years. Plants through vegetative propagation methods start bearing fruits in 2 years. The Looobi, which is a small tree, grows as a house tree. 

  • Origin: India, Southeast Asia
  • Common names: Loobikka, Lovlolika, Sruvavrksha, Indian coffee plum, Indian sour cherry, Scramberry
  • Scientific name: Flacourtia jangomas
  • Botanical family: Salicaceae
  • Edibility rating: 6/10
  • Health Benefits: 6/10

Edible Uses

Loobikka chutney is made by crushing ripe loobikka with salt and green chillies and pouring coconut oil over it. It is also suitable for mixing salted loobikka and green chillies.It can be used for pickling due to its high acidity and for making jams as it is well ripened. Loobikka is also used as a sweetener in fish curries.

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Data sheet

Variety
Sweet Loobi
Fruit Plant
Scramberry
Growth Type
Shrub
Sunlight Needs
Min 6 hours direct
Propagation Method
Budding
Botnaical family
Salicaceae (Willow)

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