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Scientific Name: Eugenia luschnathiana Klotzsch ex O. Berg.
Synonym: Phyllocalyx luschnathianus
Family: Myrtaceae
Pitomba (Eugenia  luschnathiana) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 23,24
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix, damaged at 30 F (-1 C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade in Phoenix

Origin: State of Bahia, Brazil

Growth Habits: Slow growing tree to 20 or 30 ft (6-9 m) tall

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water


Blooming Habits:
The single flowers in the leaf axils are white.

Fruiting Habits:
The bright orange-yellow fruit is 1 to 1.5 inches (2.5-3.2 cm) long. Its texture is similar to an apricot, and it is used mostly for jellies.

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