A small, purple skinned guava relative having round fruits to 1-1 1/4". Fruits look a bit like the strawberry guava but have much darker, more purple skin. Pulp is translucent yellow, with an acidic flavor.
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A small tree or shrub growing to 7-15 feet. Flowering generally occurs during August and September in its native range. Fruits ripen 1-3 months later.
Fruits are eaten fresh out of hand. They are picked wild and not cultivated.
Native to higher altitude forests of Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo, Brazil.