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

Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaenda, Rosenbergiodendron formosum

Blackberry Jam Fruit, Jasmin de rosa
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Central and South America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeKeep soil moistWhite, off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, mature plant 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.

See Article about Randia formosa.





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Randia formosa - Blackberry Jam Fruit

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

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Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum, Randia ruiziana, Randia formosa var. longiflora, Gardenia longiflora, Angel of the Night

Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum, Randia ruiziana, Randia formosa var. longiflora, Gardenia longiflora

Angel of the Night
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: South America
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersFragrantEdible

Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum, commonly known as the Angel of the Night, is a large shrub native to South America. It stands between 5 and 10 feet tall, and produces a fragrant, off-white flower. The shrub has glossy,dark green leaves and a spreading, dense canopy that is semi-shady. It is ideally grown in USDA zones 9-11, and requires regular watering for the best results.

This shrub is also available as a smaller version, standing between 2 and 5 feet high. It has the same glossy foliage and produces the same fragrant, off-white flowers. The shrub is also hardy and relatively easy to grow in cooler USDA zones, provided it is grown in a pot and is well- insulated.

The edible fruit of the Angel of the Night is cylindrical in shape and light yellow in color with dark yellow stripes when ripe. It can produce up to 20 fruits per plant and is packed with nutritional benefits. The fruit is very rich in antioxidants and vitamin C which aids in promoting a healthy heart and reduces the risk of age-related chronic diseases. It is also packed with essential minerals and fiber. The fruit has a sweet, pleasant flavor and can be used for cooking and for juicing.

Overall, Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum is a beautiful plant with a beautiful flower and an edible fruit. Its delicate foliage and fragrant flower make it an attractive ornamental shrub, while its nutritional fruit provides a healthy snack. Whether grown in pots in the cold regions, or on its own in the warmer districts, the Angel of the Night is a must-have for any garden.



Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum, Randia ruiziana, Randia formosa var. longiflora, Gardenia longiflora, Angel of the Night
Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum, Randia ruiziana, Randia formosa var. longiflora, Gardenia longiflora, Angel of the Night
Rosenbergiodendron longiflorum, Randia ruiziana, Randia formosa var. longiflora, Gardenia longiflora, Angel of the Night


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