Peanut Butter Fruit (Bunchosia argentea)

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Peanut Butter fruit tastes just like the name implies: like rich, creamy, delicious peanut butter but with the added bonus of a true tropical fruity flavor with a surprisingly light consistency! When ripe, the fruit transforms from a vibrant light color to a cool deep red, like your favorite shade of lipstick.  The fruit is teardrop shaped and just a tad larger than a quarter or a really big grape.

Peanut Butter fruit trees are related to Acerola and native to Venezuela, Colombia, and other parts of South America. Small but intricate yellow flowers start to show in March or early spring and foliage is very attractive year round. The Low-maintenance Peanut Butter Fruit tree is essential for any food forest, rare fruit collector, or tropical home landscape.  Will grow great in a container!

Plant Type
Tropical Fruit Tree

Harvest Season
 Summer - Fall

Mature Size
15 ft

Soil & Moisture
 Moist, well drained soil, water regularly

Light Requirements
Full Sun

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9+ with frost protection while young;  Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation

How to Grow Peanut Butter Fruit

Plant Type: Tropical Fruit Tree

Harvest Season: Summer - Fall

Mature Size: 15 ft.

Soil & Moisture: Moist, well drained soil, water regularly 

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Self-Fertile: Yes

Zone Hardiness: Outdoors 9+ (with frost protection when young); Patio/Greenhouse: 4+