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Pitanga Una Fruit Plant (Eugenia sulcata)

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Common Name: Pitanga Una, Pitanga preta

Botanical Name: Eugenia sulcata

General Information: Eugenia sulcata is a deciduous shrub or small tree known for its fast growth and sparse, globose crown. It typically reaches a height of up to 5 meters. Well-suited for subtropical and tropical climates, this plant is native to the Atlantic Forest and is naturally found in the region spanning from the state of Espírito Santo to Santa Catarina in Brazil.

The plant produces edible fruits that are gathered from the wild and consumed locally. The fruit has a sweetish and succulent flesh, making it a delightful treat. It can be enjoyed in its raw form, or used in the preparation of juices, jams, and ice cream.

Cultivation Details:

Maintenance: Cultivating Eugenia sulcata requires a moderate level of maintenance. Given its native habitat and adaptability to subtropical and tropical conditions, the plant can thrive with reasonable care. This moderate maintenance level ensures the plant's health and productivity, making it a valuable addition for local consumption and potential culinary uses.

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years