1. I learned from Davao that it takes 12 freaking years for a mangosteen tree to bear fruit and it only bears fruit every two years and its life span is a century, and the only edible part of it is the white part (minus the seed). That makes the mangosteen so expensive to buy.
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    I learned from Davao that it takes 12 freaking years for a mangosteen tree to bear fruit and it only bears fruit every two years and its life span is a century, and the only edible part of it is the white part (minus the seed). That makes the mangosteen so expensive to buy.

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    But don’t they use the skin to make mangosteen candies?
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  27. kenzo-kun said: Has been proven it could be also a possible substitute for cancer treatment.
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    Oh boy. I’ve taken this for granted. Thanks for sharing.
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  39. aantimony said: It’s very healthy, I heard.
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