Perennial Evergreen Fruit Tree / Fruiting Shrub
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter (depending on location)
In Florida, the largest crop is in the Spring with a second smaller crop in the summer. Surinam Cherry fruits can develop and ripen quickly, only 3-4 weeks after the flowers open!
10-12 ft tall and wide
Soil & Moisture:
Likes moist, rich well-draining soil.
Surinam Cherry Trees respond quickly to irrigation, the fruit rapidly becoming larger and sweeter in flavor after a good watering.
Full Sun, Part Shade
Outdoors 9-12 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Medium Pot Size: Our Surinam Cherry seedlings were cultivated from hand-selected varieties of great producing trees with optimal flavored fruit collected throughout our food forest. They are capable of fruiting within 1-2 years.
X-Large Pot Size: Our Grafted Black Surinam Cherry trees are capable of fruiting now.See More:
Shop all of our Surinam Cherry tree varieties.
Shop all of our Eugenia varieties.