Ximenia Americana Fun Facts The Ximenia Americana is also known as the hog plum, a yellow plum, tallow wood or a sea lemon.The leaves of the tree are oval shaped and bright green.The plant has a strong almond smell.The trees can grow up to 10m tall, though they are usually smaller. Where do we grow? This plant is gathered from the wild. It is grown in the tropics and sub-tropics of Asia, North and North-East Australia, Africa and North and South America. Test yourself! Can you locate all of these areas on the map? Help us out! We really struggled to think of any fruits or vegetables that started with an X! Can you think of any? Let us know if you do!