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Myrciaria Asa-Grayii / Plinia Asa-Grayii
« on: September 08, 2021, 04:00:55 AM »
This jaboticaba relative seems very interesting. It has rigged, purple fruits and has a very unique taste. Not much information on the species itself though. Has anyone tried growing this interesting species?  ???


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Re: Myrciaria Asa-Grayii / Plinia Asa-Grayii
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2021, 07:04:02 PM »
I have heard of it but do not have it in my collection. Another Forum member, BellamyTrees, has sold a couple of them on eBay recently: and It looks like he has one currently up for auction:

My assessment is that it is a species that is purely an ornamental collector's item for someone collecting all the Myrtaceae. While the fruit is an interesting shape, it looks pretty much like skin surrounding a seed with no flesh or juice. Maybe, I am wrong in my assessment of it, though, if it has a unique, strong flavor.


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