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Bakuri Fruit Plants (Platonia Insignis)

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Plant Type

Bakuri/ Platonia Insignis:

Common Name: Bakuri

Botanical Name: Platonia Insignis

General Information:

Upright, evergreen tree with a thin, pyramidal crown

Abundant yellow latex in the bark

Native to South America (Paraguay, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Surinam)

One of the most well-liked fruits in the Amazonian region

Ripe fruit is golden, spherical or ovoid-shaped, with a thick skin

White flesh with a pleasant aroma and a sweet, subacid taste

Fruit can be eaten raw or cooked into desserts

Health Benefits:

Seed oil, combined with sweet almond oil, used to treat herpes and eczema

Bark has astringent properties

Bark decoction used against diarrhea

Blooming Time/Fruiting: 3-4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

Succeeds in a sunny position, is tolerant of various soil conditions, including poor drainage, but dislikes dry soils, has a rather fast-growing rate.

Special Feature

Bacuri can help control cardiovascular diseases, especially when it comes to high blood pressure. High content of vitamin C, Vitamins B1, and B3.


The fruits are eaten fresh in its native range and used to flavor beverages. Fruits contain high amounts of vitamin C.