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Veliyath Gardens

Pitanga laranja do Cerrado Fruit Plant (Eugenia aff. glandulosa)

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Common Name: Pitanga Laranja do Cerrado

Botanical Name: Eugenia aff. Glandulosa

General Information:

Belongs to the Myrtaceae family is considered one of the best-tasting species. Taste resembles a sweet/acid combination of Uvaia and orange

Tree reaches up to 7 to 11 meters in height in its natural habitat, but 3 to 4 meters in cultivation

Very ornamental due to abundant flowering. Suitable for growth in tropical and subtropical climates, Thrives in slightly moist and fertile soils with good drainage. Known for its interesting flavor profile.

Health Benefits:

Carotenoids in the fruit have antioxidant properties

Potential to prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate