These are seedlings of the Black Surinam Cherry var... more
Eugenia uniflora - Black Surinam Cherry Lolita
These are seedlings of the Black Surinam Cherry var Balck Star which we call Lolita. The seedlings come true to seed. Black fruited Surinam Cherry starts as red and turns black as it ripens. It has exceptional flavor. The plant is vigorous and ready to fruit the same year. The fruit is very sweet, without aftertaste, large 1-1.2 inch, very juicy. Reliable producer. Hard-to-find. The tree is upright, freely branching. These cherries are cold hardy and can take short periods of frost. Once established, the plant can withstand upper 20's without damage.