Guapeva Fruit Plant (Pouteria venosa)
Common Name: Iron Acacia, Guapeva, Bapeba, Aboirana
Botanical Name: Pouteria venosa
A fruiting tree native to the Atlantic Bush
Produces beautiful round fruit with fleshy and sugary pulp
Small to medium-sized tree, reaching a maximum of 8 meters when grown and 15 meters in its native state
Fruitful from January to March
Lesser-known sapote with brown-skinned fruits and yellow-white flesh
Easy to grow, suitable for planting in full sun or half shade
Prefers fertile, moist soils with good drainage
Guapeva contribute to improved blood sugar control.
The fruit has benefits for heart health.
Guapeva reduces the pain intensity of menstrual cramps.
Guapeva aids in maintaining a healthy digestive system.
Guapeva exhibits anticancer properties.
Consumption has a positive effect on immunity.
The fruit has skin-protective and anti-aging properties.
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years
Maintenance Required: Moderate