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Aractium do Mato

Rollinia sylvatica

A smaller type of Rollinia fruit that ripens to a brownish-yellow having white pulp with a very pleasant sweet flavor, but unfortunately with fairly large seeds.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Aractium do Mato. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in September 2015.

Description

A small evergreen tree, usually to 10-20ft.

Hardiness

Unknown, but as this plant occurs naturally at higher altitudes than some of its near relatives, it may show some frost hardiness.

Growing Environment

Not well studied. Should enjoy regular water and protection from hard freezes.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh, but not usually cultivated.

Native Range

Native to Brazil from sea level and into some of the higher altitude mountain regions.

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