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Pitangatuba

Eugenia selloi
Similar to the Surinam cherry, but larger. The fruit have a delicious acidic sweet-sour flavour. It is very slow growing but can be quick to flower, 2-3 year old tree can flower when on 30cm tall, it grows 1-2m. It is very ornamental and very rare.

$24.75 ($24.75-$39.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Pitangatuba

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March

Fertiliser All Purpose

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Pitangatuba Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Kevin
★★★★★ 2y ago

Wallsend, NSW, Australia

Pitangatuba

Bought a 150mm plant in pot at end of summer.Some leaves turned brown but now ( July, Newcastle ) starting to shoot again. Cold tolerant

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