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Dwarf Grumichama Fruit Plants (Eugenia itaguahiensis)

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Dwarf Grumichama (Eugenia Itaguahiensis):

Botanical Name: Eugenia Itaguahiensis

Common Names: Dwarf Grumichama, Brazilian Cherry, Spanish Cherry, Brazilian Plum

General Information:

Round shape with flattened ends, Approximately 2cm in diameter, Thin shell and smooth texture. Sweet, shiny black fruit, Few seeds with fleshy sweet pulp,

Culinary Uses: Fruits need to be pulled from the plant when fully black,. Suitable for desserts, juices, or fresh consumption.

Health Benefits:

Rejuvenates Skin: Riboflavin, Vitamin B3, and Niacin improve skin mucus secretion, Helps clean up skin pustules common with acne. Protects the skin from sun damage and strengthens it.

Fortifies Bone Health: Contains Vitamin B3 (Niacin) and phosphorus, Reduces symptoms of osteoarthritis, Prevents inflammations caused by arthritis.

Strengthens Teeth and Gums: Calcium strengthens bones, teeth, and jawbone, Prevents tooth decay, bleeding gums, and cartilage issues.

Promotes Heart Function: Tannins keep heart tissue healthy, Prevents skin elasticity breakdown, Helps relax blood vessels.

Helps Brain Function: Vitamin B2 and Riboflavin may relieve symptoms of nervous system conditions.

Treats painful symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

Increases Immune System: Contains Zinc and Vitamin C, Decreases the risk of chronic diseases.

Provides immune-boosting antioxidant properties.

Manages Blood Sugar Level: Vitamin thiamine and Vitamin C relieve neuropathy pain.

Helps lower blood sugars and improve Hba1c levels.

Cures Kidney Disorders: Renal vitamins act as a remedy for kidney disorders

Includes vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, folic acid, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, and vitamin C.

Improves Eye Sight: Thiamine benefits eye health, Prevents glaucoma and cataracts.

Maintains Stomach Function: Aromatic, astringent, and diuretic properties treat rheumatism and gastrointestinal disorders. Thiamine aids in the secretion of hydrochloric acid for good digestion.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4-6 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

Requires a sunny position, thrives on acid soils such as deep fertile, sandy loams but will also grow on rich clays, it does best in full sun but will tolerate partial shade.

Special Feature

The leaf or bark infusion in water is aromatic, astringent, diuretic and employed as a treatment for rheumatism and gastrointestinal disorders.


The cherry-like fruits are eaten fresh, candied or stewed. They are also used for the production of jelly, jam and pies. The fruit can be eaten raw and ripe fruits are eaten out of hand or made into juices and marmalade. Seeded fruits are occasionally added to fruit salads.