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Chamburo Fruit Plant (Jacaratia digitata)

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Plant Type

Common Name: Papaya caspi, Chamburo, Papaya de monte, papaya de monte espinuda, Jcaratia

Botanical Name: Jacaratia digitata

General Information:

Medium-sized, rather sparsely branched tree, reaching up to 20 m tall. Conic spines on trunk and branches.

Native to rainforests in the western and southern regions of the Amazon (from Colombia to Bolivia) at low and moderate elevations.

Female trees produce oblong, angled, yellowish-orange, papaya-like, edible fruit.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate