Mimusops elengi (bakul, spanish cherry)

Bakul, Indian Medicinal Plant Bakul tree is native to India and it grows to a height of about 12 to 15 meters. This tree is of high medicinal use and in India it gives relief from pain, headache, diarrhea, etc. Bakul is an evergreen tree which is probably native to India. It is cultivated in […]

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Tasting lemon guava for the first time

Psidium cattleianum, var lucidum is a great sweet and acidic fruit. In 2012 we bought several psidium cattleianum plants in a nursery of  Entre Rios, we thought they were red because red variety is the most common, and the owner of the nursery never clarified the final color of the fruit. A few months ago we […]

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Tasting more guabijus

  These fruis are from a +/- 8 years old tree purchased to a nursery at Quilmes, planted on our urban garden, now producing more than 150 fruits (never counted them really); a lot of people is waiting for its seeds and I have to save some to myself. We have four 4 years old more […]

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Tasting my first surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora)

  I feel that It’s the “end” of a long journey that began when I had a space to garden and became interested in indigenous fruits for its ease of cultivation (not ants, no pests, no diseases, do not die with our frosts, drought resistance, adapted to the regional ecosystem and promote it, give pleasant […]

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