Yellow Jaboticaba (Myrciaria glazioviana cabeluda)

Yellow Jaboticaba (Myrciaria glazioviana cabeluda)

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Myrciaria glazioviana cabeluda is a rare tropical fruit tree native to Brazil. 

The Yellow Jaboticaba fruit boasts a flavor reminiscent of perfectly-ripened apricots. Related to the Blue Grape and Jabuticaba, the Yellow Jabuticaba stands out from the crowd. Juicy, tangy, sweet and aromatic, these gumball-sized Brazilian bites are a rare find. You can find them under several names including Cabelluda and cabeludinha as well, and when you find them, consider yourself lucky! 

A perfect healthy treat for any garden, whether rocking its potential 20 ft. canopy or a tiny pot pruned for an urban space, these easy-maintenance tropical trees are worth obsessing over.

Plant Type:
Tropical / Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Spring, Summer

Mature Size:
10-12 ft

Due to their unique shrubby and branchy growing habit and short stature, Jabuticaba trees are an excellent specimen for Bonsai!

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, moist well-drained soil, and humid conditions similar to their native areas tropical and subtropical regions. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Slow

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Jabuticaba is grown from seed, capable of producion within 3-8 years, depending on variety

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Dig Deeper

Medicinally, the skin of the Jabuticaba fruit may be rich with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Jabuticaba fruit are also a good source of minerals such as calcium, iron, and especially potassium and phosphorus, and significant levels of certain amino acids like tryptophan and lysine.