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Kukumwy Fruit Plant (Fusaea longifolia )

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Plant Type

Kukumwy (Fusaea longifolia):

Common Name: Kukumwy

Botanical Name: Fusaea longifolia

General Information:

Species of evergreen shrub or tree in the family Annonaceae, Native to Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Can grow up to 20 meters tall.

Provides an edible fruit, much liked locally, often harvested from the wild, and Sometimes cultivated in home gardens. Globose fruit, 4 - 6cm in diameter. Pleasant, sweet flavor with a mealy texture.

Health Benefits:

Contains antioxidants that protect the body from oxidative stress and cellular damage.

Rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, calcium, iron, and potassium.

Aids in digestion.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years 

Maintenance Required: Moderate