Surinam Cherry, Cayenne Cherry - 1 Plants - 2 Feet Tall - Ship in 1 Gal Pot

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Surinam Cherry, Cayenne Cherry

Live Plant With Good Root - Fresh From Our Garden
(You Will Receive 1 Live Plant - 2 Feet Tall - Ship in 3 Gal Pot)

Surinam Cherry member of the Myrtaceae family, native to tropical South America’s east coast. Known as Pitanga in Brazil or Ñangapirí elsewhere.The pale glossy green leaves grow to 4 cm long, and has coppery new growth. Small white fragrant flowers – brilliant red fruits up to 2 cm in diameter.Tastes sweet to sour with a moreish after taste, dark red fruit is quite sweet, while unripe fruit is very tart. Usually pest resistant, very easy to grow and high in antioxidants.[2] Can be used in gardens as a hedge or screen. High in Vitamin C, and they say you can make jam and jelly out of it, but ours never make it inside. Yummy