Red-haired Jaboticaba (Myrciaria glomerata)
This fruit species is endemic to the state of Minas Gerais, being native to the region of the Rio Doce valley and it is quite rare in nature. The fruits presented excellent pulp x seed ratio, having small hard seeds and white color, the pulp is orange, very succulent juicy, sweet and without acidity. The fruit peel is thin, can be consumed along with the pulp. They can be grown in vases or small spaces. The plant is good for both subtropical and tropical climates, on drained soils rich in nitrogen. Planting in semi-shade is recommended.
Common Name: Red-haired Jaboticaba
Botanical Name: Myrciaria glomerata
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years
Maintenance Required: Moderate