Fruit Information for Jaboticaba


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Common Name: Jaboticaba Scientific Name: Myrciaria cauliflora
Other Names: ???
PH Range: slightly acidic to neutral 5.5 to 7.0 Salt Tolerance: None
Cold Tolerance: Damaged at 28 F, Killed at 25 F Soil Type: ???
Size: 20 high in optimal conditions Varieties: Paulista, Sao Paulo, Roxa
Comments: Commonly grown from seed, but take up to 15 years to bear first fruit. There have been reports of cutting this time by greater than 50% by keeping containerized plants in a saucer of water. This provides a continuous water source. Skin of fruit is high in tannin and should not be consumed in mass quantities.

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