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Red Surinam Cherry Fruit Plants (Eugenia Uniflora)

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Plant Type

Surinam Cherry (Eugenia Uniflora): Tropical Delight

Common Name: Pitanga

Botanical Name: Eugenia Uniflora

General Information: Native to South America. Surinam cherries present small, ovate to rounded fruits with a vibrant range of colors, transitioning from green to red-blue and crimson upon ripening. When fully ripe, Surinam cherries offer a delicately earthy, sweet-tart flavor, making them a delightful treat for tropical fruit enthusiasts.

Health Benefits: Rich in essential vitamins, Surinam cherries contribute significantly to daily nutrition. Vitamin C strengthens the immune system, while vitamin A supports organ function.

With antioxidants, Surinam cherries protect cells from free radical damage, promoting overall well-being. The cherries contain calcium and phosphorus for bone and teeth strength, along with iron for hemoglobin production.

Abundant in vitamin C, Surinam cherries support immune health and offer antioxidant benefits to combat cell damage. Vitamin C is essential for collagen production, aiding in wound healing and maintaining skin health.

Cultivation Information:

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.