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Savannah Cherry (Eugenia Calycina)

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Plant Type

Savannah Cherry /Eugenia Calycina is a deciduous shrub growing native to S. America - eastern and Central Brazil, also known as Savannah Cherry, Field cherry, Jabuti Cherry, Grao De Galo, Cerejinha, Cereja De Cerrado, Pitanga-Vermelha, Red Pitanga, Pitanga Cherry of Cerrado, and Ca-Ajaboti, is a flowering shrub in the family Myrtaceae.

It has thick, very succulent, soft pulp with a pleasant, sweet flavor and it can be eaten raw or made into jellies and sweets. 

Common Name: Savannah Cherry

Botanical Name: Eugenia Calycina

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate 

Planting and Care

These cherry trees prefer full sun but can tolerate light shade

Special Feature

It is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants.


Fruit can be eaten raw or made into jellies and sweets