Myrtaceae, Luma apiculata (Myrtus luma, Eugenia apiculata) , kelümamüll (Mapuche), luma, arrayan – Temperate S. America

Luma apiculata (also variously known as Eugenia apiculata and Myrtus luma) is a member of the Myrtaceae family and related to such ethnobotanically significant plants as Jaboticaba, Clove, Allspice, Eugenia […]

Myrtaceae, Pimenta dioca, Allspice, Pimento

Allspice is a highly aromatic berry of the pimento tree, one of three major spice crops grown commercially in the Western hemisphere (the other two are capsicums and vanilla). Attempts […]

Myrtaceae, Myrciaria floribunda, Rumberry, Guavaberry

A close relative of Camu-camu. This is native to dry and moist coastal forests of tropical America. Bears a small, bright orange berry. The flesh is strongly fragrant. Makes an […]

Myrtaceae, Syzygium samarangense, Java Apple

This is an air layered variety I got from some Taiwanese agronomists. Bearing fruit in 5 – 20 gallon containers. Likes a lot of irrigation when fruiting.

Myrtaceae, Myrciaria cauliflora var. ? Dwarf jaboticaba

The Jaboticaba originates in Southern Brazil where it is one of the most popular fruits, in some parts of the country this is the most common fruit in markets. Typically […]