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RAINFOREST PLUM

 Eugenia candolleana compliments of come seBotanical Name: Eugenia candolleana
Description

Native to Brazil this rare tree have attractive bright green foliage and purple-black fruits. The new growth is rusty-brown, turning yellow and then deep, dark green. The reddish-brown bark peels off naturally showing a smooth reddish trunk. The ripe fruit is a round or slightly elongated berry, It has a thin purple-black skin and a wet, firm, whitish pulp about 3mm thick, surrounding a loose seed. It is edible, moderately sweet, with an aroma similar to the jaboticaba. The fruit are consumed fresh or made into jams. Grows 3-6 m tall with a conical canopy up to 2m wide

Other Names: cambuí roxo, purple cambuí, murtinha, little myrtle, #MT10
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Tropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

SA, WA

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

5+ Years

Sun or Shade

Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

 

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Rainforest Plum

According to Adam Shafran, this is not evergreen but a deciduous species that handles a freeze well. Possibly semi-deciduous in warm climates | Tobias Smyth - Sydney, NSW 27-Dec-2015
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Rainforest Plum (Seedling)

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Update: 726 days 9hrs

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Eugenia candolleana

Planted 2014

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: No


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