Skip to product information
1 of 3

Veliyath Gardens

Perinha Fruit Plant (Eugenia sellowiana)

Regular price 800.00
Regular price Sale price Rs. 800.00
Sale Sold out
Plant Type

Eugenia sellowiana -

Common Name: Perinha, Uvaia do Campo

Botanical Name: Eugenia sellowiana

General Information:

Erect evergreen shrub, Branched only at the base, Forms small clumps, Height: 70-90 cm. Found in the savannas of Central Brazil, Minas Gerais, and São Paulo. The pulp is juicy with a sweet and tart flavor, reminiscent of a blend of strawberry and guava.

Leaves: Simple, leathery, glabrous, Gray-green in color, Length: 3-6 cm, Very short petiole

Flowers: Usually solitary and axillary White, long-pedunculated, Formed in September-October (Southern Hemisphere)

Fruits: Globose-flat, Yellow with thin skin. About 2-3 cm in diameter. Very succulent pulp with a pleasant sweet-acidic flavor, Contains 1-3 loose seeds. The fruit has a reddish-orange color when ripe.


Fruits consumed locally in natural

Used in the form of juices, jellies, and ice creams

Health Benefits:

The fruit has been traditionally used to decrease blood pressure.

It has been used to prevent heartburn, bronchitis, colic, and stomach-aches.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate