Cocona, sometimes called Coconilla in the Amazon and Orinoco river areas of South America, it's native region. Cocona is a unique tropical fruiting and herbaceous shrub in the nightshade family, is closely related to another Sow Exotic favorite, Naranjilla.
The plant has long strong, sturdy branches and huge furry leaves however, unlike the Naranjilla, they are totally thornless. Fruit ranges in color from yellow to deep red and has a bright tomato and lime-like flavor. Cocona fruit typically eaten raw or juiced.
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Important Shipping Information
Sow Exotic ships nationwide year-round to the United States and Canada with plant-based, plastic-free, reusable, recyclable, biodegradable, AND compostable packaging materials. Plants ship ready-to-grow in plantable pots and range in size. See the size guide on each plant page to learn more about what to expect upon arrival.
Shipping & Handing Cost Shipping cost is calculated at checkout based on your order weight and your distance from the nursery. Shipping is combined for multiple orders with plants, so the more you grow, the more you save!
Order Processing & Shipping Schedule Live plant orers are processed at the beginning of each week and ship on Monday-Thursday via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail. Order processing time before shipment averages from 1-14 days.
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Local Pickup at the Nursery
Both Nationwide Shipping and Nursery Pickup options are available at checkout. Choose the day/time for your pickup at checkout. We're offering curbside pickup at the nursery entrance. Orders that choose Nursery Pickup but really need Nationwide Shipping will be invoiced upon request for the shipping cost + a $15 fine. Visit our Local Pickup page to learn more.
Shipping to Hawaii & Puerto Rico
Almost all of our plants ship (bare root, of course) to Hawaii & Puerto Rico. Due to USDA restrictions, here's the list of a few plants that don't make the cut. Plants that DO NOT ship to Puerto Rico include: Coffee, Palm, and Banana plants. Plants that DO NOT ship to Hawaii include: Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, and Passion Fruit plants.
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