Grumichama

achacha fruit

Grumichama (Brazilian Cherry)

Eugenia brasiliensis

Grumichama is highly ornamental tree that produces small black fruits with cherry-like flavor. The tree is medium in size and slow growing. Leaves are a glossy, deep green providing a dense canopy. Tolerates light frost and periods of drought but produces best with regular watering. This plant does best in well drained soil that is slightly acidic. 

Grumichama Details  
Type Tropical Fruit
Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
Tree Size/Habit Dense, Erect, Low or Multi Trunk to 30ft.
Fruit Shape/Size Round to .5 inches
Fruit Flavor Juicy, Aromatic, Sweet, Sub-Acid
Skin Color When Ripe Black
Fruit Use Fresh Eating, Preserves
Fruit Season Early Summer
Light Needs  Full Sun/Part Sun
Water Needs Regular Water
USDA Zone 9b