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Saputa Fruit Plant (Cheiloclinium Cognatum)

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Plant Type

Saputa (Cheiloclinium Cognatum):

Common Name: Saputa

Botanical Name: Cheiloclinium Cognatum

General Information:

Shrub or slender tree with often scandent branches. Grows from 4 to 12 meters tall.

Native to South America, including Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and north to Costa Rica in Central America and Tobago in the Caribbean.

Yields an edible spherical fruit, up to 35mm in diameter, gathered from the wild and consumed locally.

The fruit has a pleasant, juicy sweet flavor but is not widely appreciated. The plant is valued for its edible fruit but is not widely known or appreciated.

The fruit has a juicy pulp with a pleasant, sweet flavor. The spherical fruit is up to 35mm in diameter.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years.

Maintenance Required: Moderate.