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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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 Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum
Family: Rubiaceae
Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa
Origin: Central and South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeKeep soil moistWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

It is a bushy evergreen tree or shrub, with star shaped, very fragrant, large tubular white flowers that attract nocturnal moths. Fruits look like small feijoas, and are 1 inch long and 1/2 inch wide. They really do taste like a blackberry jam! This Gardenia relative will bear fruit in a container.

Blackberry jam fruit, Jasmin de rosa - fragrant white flowers and edible fruit that tastes like blackberry jam! Rare exotic that will fruit in a container. Kids love the fruit!

This unique compact plant, perfect for container culture, combines features of a fragrant flower and tasty desert fruit. Originally from Central and South America, this rare tropical small evergreen tree bears fruit which tastes like fresh Blackberry jam. Many claim that it's even better than preserves. Closely related to the gardenia, its flowers are sweetly fragrant. This relatively hardy tropical has attractive foliage and can be grown in a container as well as in the ground. Produces as many as 25 to 30 fruits at a time. Since it blooms for a few months in the fall and winter, fruiting and flowering can be enjoyed when many other plants are dormant. Large tubular white flowers that attract nocturnal moths...

Long fruit variety "Lady Fingers" has long 2" fruit and larger flowers with long whiskers. It also blooms more profusely than regular round fruit variety.

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 Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Long fruit variety has larger flowers and blooms profusely
Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum, Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa

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Blackberry jam fruit, Jasmin de rosa - fragrant white flowers and edible fruit that tastes like blackberry jam! Rare exotic that will fruit in a container. Kids love the fruit!
This unique compact plant, perfect for container culture, combines features of a fragrant flower and tasty desert fruit. Originally from Central and South America, this rare tropical small evergreen tree bears fruit which tastes like fresh Blackberry jam. Many claim that it's even better than preserves. Closely related to the gardenia, its flowers are sweetly fragrant. This relatively hardy tropical has attractive foliage and can be grown in a container as well as in the ground. The Randia formosa (or Rosenbergiodendron formosum) produces as many as 25 to 30 fruits at a time. Since it blooms for a few months in the fall and winter, fruiting and flowering can be enjoyed when many other plants are dormant. Large tubular white flowers that attract nocturnal moths...
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
Mango-Food - Smart Release Fruit Tree Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot, large plant

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Randia formosa Lady Fingers - Blackberry Jam Long Fruit

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Long fruit variety of Blackberry jam fruit, Jasmin de rosa - fragrant white flowers and edible fruit that tastes like blackberry jam! The fruit is up to 2" long and flowers are larger, with long whiskers; it also blooms more profusely than regular round fruit variety.
Rare exotic that will fruit in a container, tolerates low light and can be grown as a house plant.
Kids love the fruit!
This unique compact plant, perfect for container culture, combines features of a fragrant flower and tasty desert fruit. Originally from Central and South America, this rare tropical small evergreen tree bears fruit which tastes like fresh Blackberry jam. Many claim that it's even better than preserves. Closely related to the gardenia, its flowers are sweetly fragrant. This relatively hardy tropical has attractive foliage and can be grown in a container as well as in the ground. The Randia formosa (or Rosenbergiodendron formosum) produces as many as 25 to 30 fruits at a time. Since it blooms for a few months in the fall and winter, fruiting and flowering can be enjoyed when many other plants are dormant. Large tubular white flowers that attract nocturnal moths...
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
Mango-Food - Smart Release Fruit Tree Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

6 Plants in stock

$47.00

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