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Eugenia uniflora - Black Surinam Cherry Lolita

Plant used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersEdible plantFragrant plant

Black Surinam Cherry, Pitanga var. Black Star, or Lolita. 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. The seedlings come true to seed.
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Learn more: Surinam Cherry Lolita and Bermuda Christmas Pie

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster

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32 oz (1 qt, 946 ml)
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500 ml (16 oz)
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Grown in
10"/3 gal pot
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