Sysepalum dulcificum (5.5 inch square pot) Miracle fruit

Common Name: Miracle Fruit or Miracle Berry.  Red 1 inch long fruit will make anything that you eat after taste sweet. The effect last for around 30 minutes to 1 hour.  Shrub native to low elevation tropical rain forest of central Africa.  Excellent container plant since fruiting begins at a small size.   Plants require an acidic soil similar to Gardenia and blueberry.  A fertilizer containing iron, magnesium and micronutrients is best for this species.  Full sun to light shade in areas with high humidity; more shelter may be required in areas with low humidity. Keep soil moist.   Outdoors in zone 11. Protect from cool or cold temperatures.   Plants grow and fruit well in containers.  Plants are approximately 2.5 to 3 years old and will begin to fruit soon. 

Shipping weight 3.5 lbs. Plant height is 11 to 16 inches tall. Most plants are starting to branch. 

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