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Conostegia xalapensis, Canallito

Conostegia xalapensis

Canallito
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Central America, Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdible

Canallito is a shrub or small tree growing up to 10 metres tall. The edible fruits are gathered from wild tress, whilst the trees are sometimes also semi-cultivated.


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Conostegia xalapensis, Canallito
Conostegia xalapensis, Canallito


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