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Macarandiba Fruit Plant (Pouteria procera)

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Plant Type
  • Common Name: Macarandiba
  • Botanical Name: Pouteria procera

General Information:

  • Macarandiba is a semideciduous plant, showcasing a small crown that enhances its aesthetic appeal.
  • Belongs to the Sapotaceae family, displaying diverse beauty in its growth form and leaves.
  •  Macarandiba is native to various regions in Brazil, including Maranhao, Mata Atlântica, Amapá, Bahia, Pará, Rondônia, Acre, Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, and Amazonia.

Culinary Uses:

  • The fruit of Macarandiba holds a special place in Brazilian culinary traditions.
  • Widely gathered from the wild and also cultivated, especially in regions around Rio de Janeiro.
  •  The fruit can be enjoyed raw or transformed into preserves, offering a sweet, farinaceous pulp.

Cultivation Information:

  • Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years
  • Maintenance: Moderate.