Technique Of Planting And Harvesting Salak

Salak fruit, also known as snake skin fruit, is a favorite fruit of many people

Learn the origin and properties of Salak (“Snake Skin” Fruit)

Salaka’s spread covers almost all of the tropical and subtropical climates, but mainly Southeast Asia. In addition to Thailand, this palm tree also grows in Malaysia, Indonesia, and India, where its fruit is not only used to process many dishes and drinks, but also successfully exported. However, in Indonesia, Palma operates year-round, and in Malaysia and Thailand – only during the summer months.

Salak (Fruit “Snake Skin”)

Salak fruits usually grow at the base of trees and are called snakeskin fruits because of their reddish brown scaly skin. Causal Salad has a sweet and acidic taste. Snakeskin fruit can be peeled and eaten easily. Salak usually has 3 segments, 2 large and 1 small, each containing a black seed.

How to grow Salak

Salak is grown mainly in volcanic sandy soils, spawning only by seeds. Before sowing the seeds into the soil, they let them sit in water for a few days (with a temperature between 27°C). Then, the seeds will be planted in the sand and continue to be stored at room temperature 25-30 degrees Celsius until the seeds germinate.
The finished palm tree soil mix is ​​perfect. The more favorable conditions for the cultivation of this plant are particularly low acidity soil, mandatory feeding, systematic watering, ambient temperature – 18-25 degrees, sunny location Sun and air circulate around the tree.

Planting Salak (“Snake Skin” fruit) secondary processes and wilted leaves should be promptly removed (eg thorns). During the growing period, this function must be performed quite often. The first process can be expected in the first 3 months. Young process must be beautiful, avoid direct sunlight.

Planting Salak (“Snake Skin” fruit)


Trees can begin to bear fruit in 4 years of life. The length of time it takes for the fruit to ripen varies within 6 months.

Salak fruits.

Your harvest is a bit difficult due to the many twists on the underside of the leaves. Due to its dense foliage and sharp spines, Salacca palm is often used as an impenetrable privacy barrier.

Harvested salak

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