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

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast, Medium

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

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

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