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Pouteria sp Santa Catarina Fruit Plant

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 Pouteria sp Santa Catarina - Overview:

Botanical Name: Pouteria sp Santa Catarina

General Information:

Type: Very rare evergreen tree from the Sapotaceae family

Native To: Santa Catarina state in Brazil

Cold-hardy species that handles slight frosts

Edible fruit gathered from the wild for local use

Fruits are 3 to 4 cm in diameter

Creamy texture and a good taste

Medicinal Properties: Fever, inflammation, skin eruptions, ulcers, diabetes, Diarrhea, Nausea, vomiting, Back pain. Promotion of lactation in breastfeeding mothers

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Pouteria sp Santa Catarina stands out as a very rare evergreen tree with cold-hardy characteristics. The edible fruit, with its creamy texture and good taste, adds to the uniqueness of this species. While specific traditional uses for Pouteria sp Santa Catarina might not be detailed, the broader applications of other Pouteria species in folk medicine indicate potential health benefits. As with any medicinal plant, proper identification and clarification of uses are crucial.