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Veliyath Gardens

Pajura Fruit Plant (Couepia bracteosa)

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Plant Type

Common Name: Pajura

Botanical Name: Couepia bracteosa

General Information:

Evergreen fruit trees can grow up to 15 meters tall. Found in the Amazon region. Fruits used as a food source in rural South America, especially in Brazil

The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use. The fruit is oval with a thick, aromatic, oily pulp. Thin skin with a sweet flavor, Can be eaten raw and has high oil content

Wood is heavy, very durable, and used for external carpentry, Can grow in semi-shade or full sun. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil for better growth

Health Benefits:

Phytochemicals and nutrients in plums lower inflammation that triggers heart disease.

Antioxidants in plums help reduce anxiety. Plums, like prunes, act as a natural laxative and can help with constipation.

Potassium in plums helps control blood pressure and reduces the risk of stroke.

Protect the body against cell and tissue damage, reducing the risk of diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and cancer.

The high fiber content in plums helps regulate blood sugar levels.

Some studies suggest that prunes (dried plums) may help reduce bone loss and preserve bone health.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate