Black ñangapiré (Eugenia repanda)

$ 3,60

Introducing the rare and delectable Ñangapiré Negro (Eugenia repanda), a bushy myrtle tree native to the Atlantic Forest understories of southeastern Brazil. This unique variety produces exquisite dark purple-black fruits with an enticing blend of sweet cherry and rich grape flavors. Extremely rare in cultivation, the Ñangapiré Negro adds an exotic touch to orchards, food forests, and ornamental gardens, thriving in subtropical to warm temperate climates and tolerating light frosts. Don’t miss the chance to grow this one-of-a-kind fruit tree!

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Introducing the rare and delectable pitanga jambo (Eugenia repanda) – a bushy myrtle tree producing exquisite dark purple-black fruits when fully ripened.

Unlike standard pitanga with their red hues, our special pitanga jambo variety takes on an enticing inky black coloration as the aromatic fruits reach peak maturity. The taste is an unforgettable blend of sweet cherry and rich grape notes.

Native to the Atlantic Forest understories of southeastern Brazil, this shrubby tree tops out at 2-5 meters with a dense, rounded canopy. Thick, leathery oval leaves provide the perfect backdrop for the striking black fruits to shine.

Extremely rare in cultivation, the pitanga jambo offers an exotic edible addition to orchards, food forests and ornamental gardens. The fruits are delicious fresh but also make outstanding jams, jellies, juices and baked goods.

Hardy in subtropical to warm temperate climates, this unique Eugenia variety tolerates light frosts and prefers well-draining, fertile soils. It will fruit abundantly in partial shade with consistent moisture during flowering.

Don’t miss your chance to grow this one-of-a-kind fruit tree producing grape-cherry flavored black pitanga fruits! Order pitanga jambo (Eugenia repanda) seeds today for a striking edible ornamental.

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Distinctive Fruits

The Ñangapiré Negro, a bushy myrtle tree, yields exquisite dark purple-black fruits upon reaching full ripeness. Unlike standard pitanga varieties, these fruits boast an enticing inky black coloration, offering a unique sensory experience.

Native Habitat and Characteristics

Originating from the Atlantic Forest understories of southeastern Brazil, this shrubby tree typically reaches heights of 2-5 meters, showcasing a dense, rounded canopy. Its thick, leathery oval leaves serve as a striking backdrop for the visually stunning black fruits.

Cultivation and Culinary Uses

Exceptionally rare in cultivation, the Ñangapiré Negro presents an exotic addition to orchards, food forests, and ornamental gardens. Its fruits, with their unforgettable blend of sweet cherry and rich grape flavors, are not only delicious fresh but also lend themselves well to jams, jellies, juices, and baked goods.

Growing Conditions and Availability

Thriving in subtropical to warm temperate climates, this unique Eugenia variety can withstand light frosts and prefers well-draining, fertile soils. Partial shade and consistent moisture during flowering promote abundant fruiting. Don't miss the opportunity to cultivate this exceptional fruit tree! Order your Ñangapiré Negro (Eugenia repanda) seeds today for a striking addition to your edible ornamental collection.

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