Cabeluda/ Yellow Jaboticaba is a species of plant in the Myrtaceae family. A beautiful and valuable ornamental plant, cabelluda is a big shrub or small tree with numerous slender trunks. Young leaves and stems have pubescence. Perfect little white flowers grow in axillary clusters.
Round, pubescent, completely ripe fruits with one or two seeds and are one or two shades of yellow. Fruits from cabelludas are tasty. They look like huge gooseberries and have an apricot-like flavor that is sweet and aromatic. The fruits are exceptionally nutrient-dense and vitamin-rich.
Common Name: Cabeluda, Peludinha
Botanical Name: Myrciaria Glazioviana
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2-3 years
Maintenance Required: Moderate
The tree has a moderate cold tolerance but is best protected from frost. They are happy in full sun or part shade.
The fruit of Jaboticaba contains compounds similar to those known to have positive biological effects in cranberries, grapes and other related species, including anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities.
Cabelluda fruits are delicious fresh, and can also be used for juices and jams. It is only suitable for items such as agricultural tool handles. The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal.
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