Jaboticaba

Myrciaria cauliflora
Height: 15ft
Minimum Temp Tolerated: 27F
Notes:
A small bushy tree that has multiple ornate stems. The fruit are grape-like, with a thick skin and melting pulp. They are eaten as fresh fruit, in jams and in wine. They can be frozen whole, to enjoy throughout the year. Because the fruit occurs on the old growth, it is best never to prune them. They are cold, hardy plants, and they like a lot of water. Winter-Spring Hybrid Custard Apple Gefner is an Israeli cultivar with heavy cropping capacity. The flavour is very good. It is a productive, well known variety. It is most likely the best. It has good fruit production without hand pollination.

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