Stung Treng’s Mak Praing (Marian Plum Tree) has a thin bark, a small core, and is sweet with light sour taste. The size of production is small and it is rarely seen in markets as most families cultivate it for their own consumption.
History: It is a forest species founded in the jungle of Stung Treng. According to the villagers the Marian Plum Tree was introduced to the villages in 1960s. In 1985, the villagers started to grew it on their own farm land.
- Production size: 100 kg/tree.
- Product Development: Stung Treng’s Marian Plum Tree is cultivated chemical free and could be presented at supermarkets or high class hotels in Cambodia in order to promote local products and generate income to the producers.
Provincial Department of Commerce: Prek Village, Sankat Stung Treng, Stung Treng City Tel: 012 986 773.