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Cambuca Fruit Plants (Plinia Edulis)

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Plant Type

Cambucá (Plinia Edulis) Overview:

Common Names: Cambuca, Cambucazeiro, Cambuca-verdadeiro

Botanical Name: Plinia Edulis

General Information:

Endemic to Brazil, native to the coastal zone of the Atlantic Forest.

Slow-growing, evergreen tree.

Typically reaches a height of 4 to 10 m.

Fruit Characteristics:

Smooth, short-stalked, globular berries.

Larger than most Myrciaria and Eugenia.

Initially green, turning yellow to bright orange-yellow when ripe.

Approximately 6 cm in diameter.

Excellent sweet-slightly sour taste with a flavor combination of mango and papaya.

Health Benefits:

Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

Reported health benefits include improved digestion, increased energy, and enhanced skin health.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: Typically occurs 5-7 years after planting.

Maintenance Required: Moderate.

Prefers some shade.

Thrives in deep, fertile, humus-rich soil.

High iron requirement for optimal growth.


Planting and Care

Cambuca should be kept in partial shade when young, but should go to full sun after they reach 1' tall. They grow and fruit much better in full sun conditions. They enjoy lots of water and prefer deep, rich, well-drained soils.

Special Feature

It is rich in Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin C, antioxidants, carbohydrates, and proteins. It is very effective in promoting weight loss and keeping blood pressure at normal levels.


It is suitable for making tool handles and other agricultural tools, precision instruments and cabinet making.