How to grow Grumichama

Grumichama growing plant of the genus Eugenia also known as Eugenia brasiliensis, Grumichama perennial evergreen plant, grow as shrub‎ or small-tree and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves are green when the leaves young red.

Flower color white and size 1-3 cm, the flower grows in groups 2-10 flowers.

Grumichama fruits

Fruit color purple-black or yellow depending on the variety, in the top of the fruit there is crown

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Requirements for Grumichama growing and care:

Acid soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if grafted or vegetative production yield faster

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Flowering season require full sun and the plant not all the year

Planting season:

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
End of the summer

How to prune:
Not recommend to prune

Size of the plant?
2-15 m, 6-45 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade, before the bloom better full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White flowers, size 1-3 cm

Thinning the bloom:
Not enough sun can cause thinning

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer, about a month after the flowers

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Grumichama fruits?
Eaten raw, cake, juice, jams

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the tree with net

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-7 years

Scientific name:

Eugenia brasiliensis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone