RANDIA FORMOSA – Blackberry Jam Fruit

$13.50

This is an interesting tropical plant for fruit tree collectors and those in search of fragrant plants. This Gardenia relative bears small fruit than can be eaten and are said to taste like blackberry jam. A highly fragrant and unusual plant that is not seen in everyone else’s yard!

Ships in 4″ pot.

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Description

syn. Gardenia maritime, Mussaenda formosa, Randia mussaendae, Randia ruizina

An interesting plant for fruit tree collectors and those in search of fragrant plants.
Randia Formosa is a shrub related to Gardenias. Like Gardenias it produces fragrant flowers. If that wasn’t enough, it also produces small fruits than can be eaten and are said to taste like blackberry jam. The fruits are yellow and in size a bit smaller than a lemon.

FAMILY : Rubiacea
ORIGIN : Brazil
TYPE/USES : shrub
MATURE SIZE : up to 8′ on average
GROWTH RATE : average
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full to partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS : average
MIN. TEMP. : high 20’s
SOIL REQUIREMENTS : acidic
FLOWER : fragrant; summer

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Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 9 × 24 in