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Surinam Cherry Black Fruit Plants (Eugenia Uniflora)

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Plant Type

Black Surinam Cherry (Eugenia Uniflora):

Botanical Name: Eugenia Uniflora

Common Name: Black Surinam Cherry

General Information: Also known as Brazilian cherries, Florida cherries, Cayenne cherries, and Pitanga Cherriugenia. Native to South America. Large shrub or small tree with a conical form. Flowers with four white petals borne on slender long stalks.

Health Benefits:

Good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C

Contains antioxidants for cell protection

Provides Calcium and Phosphorus for bone strength

Rich in Iron for protein and hemoglobin development

Vitamin C content provides antioxidant properties

Supports wound healing by collagen production

Vitamin A maintains healthy organ functioning

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate


Planting and Care

Place Surinam Cherry plant in Full sun to part shade. The plant appreciates a bright position, but can tolerate lower light conditions if necessary. If placed outdoors in summer, it can usually tolerate full sun, although partial shade is recommended in the hottest areas.

Special Feature

These cherries are rich in the antioxidants beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, gamma-carotene, and rubixanthin. When sprinkled with sugar, it releases its juice. Surinam cherries are rich sources of antioxidants and therefore rich in vitamins. These antioxidants fight free radicals formed in the body and reverse the damaging actions of free radicals.


Surinam cherries are also used to make certain sweet dishes, jams, tarts.