This variety was discovered in Venezuela in 1976. It is smaller than many other navel selections but has pink flesh similar to Star Ruby grapefruit. In South Africa it matures slightly earlier than Washington navel. Although Cara Cara has yet to be evaluated fully under Australian conditions there is considerable interest in it locally. The dwarf rootstock, flying dragon modifies the top growth making this a dwarf plant that is ideal to use planted out or as a pot specimen.
Also known as the Wine Palm.
So you've heard of the other well know fruit palms, the coconut palm and the date palm. Well the lesser known (for fruit) jelly palm is just as highly sought after for its fruits. This South American palm is native to Brazil and is the hardiest feather-leafed palm currently in