GRUMICHAMA - BLACK
The tropical equivalent of the cherry. The purplish-black fruit 2cm diameter are produced in clusters. Flesh white, melting and tasty. Mostly used for fresh eating, but also highly prized for jams, jellies and pies.
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Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
October, November, December
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Customer Comments on Grumichama - Black
Grumichama - Black
First tried in Townsville dry-tropics with low yield of small fruit. Transplanted some seedlings to Topaz (Atherton Tablelands, mean annual rainfall 3870mm. Fast, luxuriant growth in full sun with up to 2 crops per year of abundant, large, fruit (Mar+Dec) | Mike Cappo - Topaz, QLD 23-Jan-2020
Grumichama - Black
Growing very well on Atherton Tablelands deep red volcanic soil. Tree of 4 metres with good crops of very tasty but short lasting fruit. No irrigation used with rainfall of 1300mm. | Maurice Damon - Yungaburra, QLD 25-Feb-2018
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