Growing Guide: Pitangatuba

Plant Type:
Tropical/Subtropical Perennial Evergreen Fruit Tree/Fruiting Shrub

Harvest Season:
Spring, Summer

Mature Size:
Up to 6-12 ft tall with a canopy spread of up to 4 ft.

Soil & Moisture:
Likes moist, rich well-draining soil. Pitangatuba trees respond quickly to irrigation, the fruit rapidly becoming larger and more flavorful in flavor after a good watering. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade


Growth Rate:
Fast, Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-12 with frost protection until established; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Small/Medium Pot Sizes: Grown from seed or tissue culture and will be mature enough to potentially fruit within 2-3 years.
Large Pot Size: Grown from seed or tissue culture and capable to produce within 1 year. 

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