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Veliyath Gardens

Needle-leaf cherry Live Plant ( Eugenia angustissima)

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 Eugenia angustissima, also known as fine leafed cherry. is a flowering shrub in the family Myrtaceae. It is native to Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil, mainly in the Cerrado and Caatinga regions. It has a very narrow and elongated leaves, shiny above and lighter on the back, with a reddish petiole. The oval or piriform fruits measuring 10-15 mm, changing from yellow, orange, red, to finally black when fully ripe. The taste is very sweet and pleasant. Its is also a beautiful ornamental plant for gardens.  


Common Name: Needle-leaf cherry,erejinha de folhas finíssimas, ; cereja de folhas finíssimas, ; guamirim folha de agulha,Fine Leafed Cherry 

Botanical Name: Eugenia angustissima

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate