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Veliyath Gardens

Shawi Fruit Plant (Plinia sp)

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Plant Type

Common Name: Shawi

Botanical Name: Plinia sp "Shawi"

General Information:

Very similar to Cambucá, a species native to Brazil, but with larger fruits.

Edible fruit collected from the wild and sometimes sold in local markets.

Pulp is succulent, sweet, abundant, and of good flavor.

Not very aromatic; the pulp closest to the seed is enriched with more fiber and nutrients.

Health Benefits:

Rich in bioactive compounds, including anthocyanins, tannins, flavonoids, and phenolic acids.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4 to 5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate