Plinia Trunciflora Jaboticaba Fruit Plant (Plinia Trunciflora)
Common Name: Plinia Trunciflora
Botanical Name: Plinia Trunciflora
General Information: Long peduncles with 1-4 huge seeds, Short juvenile period, developing fruit at 4-6 years of age from seed, Costate ribs on the fruit, Large lanceolate leaves, flat and dark-green, Globose fruit with five to twenty light green or bronze costate ribs, Ribs may disappear entirely in fully mature fruit. Light green streaks on mature fruit, forming a contrast with the red fruit. Insignificant sepal fragments on the apex, can be easily removed or consumed, Fruit connection to the peduncle varies, from a slight nipple to a prominently rostrate point. Fruit often grows in clusters of up to six fruits. 2-4 substantial seeds with sweet, juicy pulp of excellent quality.
Reduces the effect of asthma, has Anti-inflammatory properties, Delays aging, Improves hair health, Prevents cardiovascular diseases, Prevents cancer, Natural remedy for diarrhea, Supports digestion.
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4-6 years
Maintenance Required: Moderate
Summary: Plinia Trunciflora, a well-known jaboticaba variety, is characterized by long peduncles, large seeds, short juvenile period, and distinctive features such as costate ribs on the fruit and large lanceolate leaves. The leaves are flat, dark green, and have a slight crease along the primary vein, with an impressed primary nerve and small secondary pinnate veins. The globose fruit exhibits light green or bronze costate ribs, which may disappear in fully mature fruit, creating a striking contrast with the red fruit. The fruit has an excellent quality of sweet, juicy pulp with 2-4 substantial seeds. Plinia Trunciflora offers various health benefits, including reducing the effect of asthma, anti-inflammatory properties, delaying aging, improving hair health, preventing cardiovascular diseases and cancer, serving as a natural remedy for diarrhea, and supporting digestion. When cultivated, this variety typically blooms and fruits within 4-6 years, requiring a moderate level of maintenance.