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What’s up fruit lovers! How do your Surinam cherry trees fruit in mostly shaded areas for you guys and gals? Fruit Quality and Quantity? Thanks
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Re: Will Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora,Pitanga) fruit in mostly shade?
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2019, 01:14:42 PM »
Not well, there is a long hedge by me, the Areas hit by sun flower profusely while the areas hit by shade lack. If your looking for max fruit production i would full sun.

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Re: Will Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora,Pitanga) fruit in mostly shade?
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2019, 07:53:03 PM »
In general, anything you eat needs a lot of sun power. Will stuff grow in shade and makes seeds trying to ultimately survive... Sure. Goes for everything. I am speaking of Deep shade. All little trees need some shade.

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Re: Will Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora,Pitanga) fruit in mostly shade?
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2019, 04:40:43 PM »
Exotica nursery claims they will - last time I visited they had quite a few fruit on their mature surinam cherry trees that were in fairly deep shade. Taste was good.

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Re: Will Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora,Pitanga) fruit in mostly shade?
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2019, 08:43:50 PM »
Best way to learn is to try and report back.

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Re: Will Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora,Pitanga) fruit in mostly shade?
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2019, 04:47:08 AM »
Surinam cherries have a lot of sourness and the ones growing in the shade are just nos sweet enough for me. But i like really sweet fruit, anyways.😹

 

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