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Cereja Cherry Fruit Plant (Eugenia cereja)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Cereja do Paraná, Cereja do Mato

Botanical Name: Eugenia cereja

General Information:

Rare semi-deciduous tree

Small, rounded crown

Belongs to the Myrtaceae family

Native to Santa Catarina in Brazil

Considered one of the best tastings and most beautiful Eugenias

Edible fruit with a very sweet taste, reminiscent of berries

Resembles the taste of Eugenia involucrata

Gathered from the wild for local use and cultivated in gardens

Medicinal Potential:

Consumption of cherries, including Eugenia cereja, may reduce the risk of chronic inflammatory diseases

Reported benefits include risk reduction for arthritis, cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, and cancer

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate