Guaramirim Live Plant (Cordia magnoliifolia)
Cordia magnoliifolia is an evergreen tree or shrub with a more or less globose crown, native to the understory of montane and semideciduous forests or on the humid slopes of the Atlantic Forest, occurring from Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Paraná, Brazil. It can grow 7 - 10 metres tall. The tree is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit and for medicinal applications. Fruiting from February to April. The fruits can be consumed raw and have a sweet mucilaginous pulp with a flavour reminiscent of persimmon. They can also be pulped to make juice, jam or ice cream.
Common Name:Uara Mirim,Guaramirim
Botanical Name: Cordia magnoliifolia
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years
Maintenance Required: Moderate