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Plant Informational Database

Charichuela

Rheedia macrophylla

a.k.a. Bacuriparo

2-3" wide fruit with creamy white flesh of good flavor.

Seed Availability

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Description

Small tree to 25ft.

Hardiness

Unknown.

Growing Environment

Grows nicely in full sun.

Propagation

Usually by seed. Takes 7-10 years to fruit from seed.

Uses

Eaten fresh.

Native Range

Understory tree native to the Amazon river lowlands.

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