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Ubaia Fruit plant (Eugenia patrisii)

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Ubaia (Eugenia patrisii) Overview:

Common Name: Ubaia

Botanical Name: Eugenia patrisii

General Information: A beautiful evergreen tree native to South America, specifically Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, and the Guyanas. Thrives in shady positions, and young trees grow slowly. Delicious sweet fruits are gathered from the wild and grown in home gardens for their edible fruits and ornamental value. Fruits are around 4cm in diameter. The thin-skinned fruit has a thick, succulent pulp with a pleasant, aromatic, sweet flavor.

Edible Uses: The delicious sweet fruits are consumed raw. They can be used to make ice cream and jellies.

Nutritional Content: The fruit contains fibres, micronutrients, vitamins, phenolic compounds, and other phytochemicals. These components are associated with potential health benefits, including the reduction of cancer, inflammation, cataracts, macular degeneration, and cardiovascular, and neurodegenerative diseases.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years.

Maintenance Required: Moderate.