Jaboticaba fruit

Jaboticaba fruit

Jaboticaba - Grafted

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Has a habit of producing the fruit directly on the trunk makes this a striking tree. Fruit is similar to a grape with a sweet and aromatic flavour. New growth is a coppery colour and beautiful honey scented flowers makes it a very ornamental tree. Bears heavy crops of quality fruit that can be eaten fresh from the tree. Often fruiting up to 3 times per year. Time from flowering to fruit being ready to eat is only 30 days.


Specifications of Jaboticaba - Grafted

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

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

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

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

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ 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, April, October, November, December

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Jaboticaba - Grafted Reviews & Tips

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★★ 10y ago

MANLY WEST, QLD, Australia

Height 1.2mts (20/11/2012) Height 1.8 mts (29/11/2017) only a small tree but masses of fruit . The whole tree was covered in them . Someone said they start growing rapidly after 10 years or so .  

★★★★ 12y ago

Keperra, QLD, Australia

This little guy was going great guns, fruiting well at a young age. But this seemed due to stress from a bad graft, which gradually opened into a wound, and with all the wet lately, rot got in there and it lost the will to live. Have replaced it with a...

★★★ 12y ago

Mooloolaba, QLD, Australia

Planted this one about September last year.  Is in a pot close to water and gets a fair bit of wind at times and the leaves seem to be burning off a bit from these elements.  Thinking of swapping it around with the bay leaf tree which is further back...

★★★★★ 12y ago

Clayton, VIC, Australia

For best result, mulch heavily, needs acidic soil and plenty of water.Camillia or Azaria fertiliser is recomended. For young tree I recomend dynamic lifter to speed up the growing process.Flowers a couple of times a year but due to cold weather in Melb...

★★ 13y ago

EULEILAH, QLD, Australia

low maintenance hardy tree, but very slow.  My seedling jaboticaba was planted at the same time and has being fruiting for the last 3 yrs.  Still waiting on the grafted jabot to produce fruit.Sept 2010 - At long last it is finally flowering. only a f...

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