Brazilian Cherry - Black Beauty

Eugenia uniflora

Brazilian Cherry - Black

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This selection of Brazilian Cherry ripens to a black colour with exceptional flavour. A highly ornamental shrub with spreading branches and aromatic foliage. The young bronze foliage is deep, glossy green when mature and deep red in cold, dry weather. The fruit is delicious eaten out-of-hand or as an ingredient in jelly, sauce and pies. Refrigeration enhances the flavour.
Other Names: Pitanga, Surinam Cherry

$49.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Brazilian Cherry - Black Beauty

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

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

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Brazilian Cherry - Black Beauty Reviews & Tips

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★★ 4y ago


Very exciting moment when my wife told me to crouch down just at the moment I was complaining about my Black Surinam Cherry not fruiting yet & behold a large beautifully ripe Surinam Cherry I just tapped it very gently with my palm & came off all by it...

★★★ 4y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

Different and it taste better than the more ubiquitous red variety according to some reviews.

★★★★ 9y ago


After reading a couple of threads on  forums here and then researching further, I waited months for this Black Cherry to become available from Daleys because although it is rare, the fruit is apparently sweeter and has a less resinous aftertaste the...

★★★★★ 10y ago

Keperra, QLD, Australia

I hate the fruit of the regular Brazilian Cherry, but the Black is very nice. This little guy is being grown in my toughest spot and will replace a large murraya, and is performing fantastically. Has flowered once but not set fruit. Waiting impatiently...

★★ 11y ago


growing well nice looking tree the fruit is very nice so much nicer than the red one. It was totally covered in flowers in spring 2015 but they all feel off 

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