Achacha Trees

achacha fruit

Achacha (Achachairu)

Garcinia humilis

Achacha trees are now in stock! These fruits are tangy and refreshing with a delicate subtle sweetness having a fine balance between sweetness and acidity, producing an unusual taste sensation. Mature fruits are yellowish orange when ripe. The leaves have a pink to reddish hue when young, becoming more yellowish-green with maturity. The trees themselves look similar to mango trees. Fruit should be picked mature as it does not ripen further on storage. Achachas are also knows as Achachairu and Bolivian mangosteen. They are are related to the mangosteen.

Achacha Details  
Type Tropical Fruit
Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
Tree Size/Habit Shrubby Growth to 30ft.
Fruit Shape/Size Round to 2.5 to 3 inches
Fruit Flavor Sweet, Tangy
Skin Color When Ripe Yellowish-Orange
Fruit Use Fresh Eating, Juice
Fruit Season Early Summer
Light Needs  Full Sun
Water Needs Regular Water
USDA Zone 10