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'Babaco' is a plant in the Carica genus with a scientific name of Carica pentagona. The botanical name epithet for Babaco (pentagona) means 'five-angled'.

Babaco is categorised as a species of edible fruit.

Normally grows with a shrubby habit.

Ecuador is believed to be where Babaco originates from.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Babaco have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Babaco

See our list of companion Plants for Babaco to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Babaco from seed

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