Guarana grow and care – plant of the genus Paullinia also known as Paullinia cupana, Guarana perennial evergreen plant, it grows as climbers or shrub, grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Flower color white and flowers grow in inflorescence.

Guarana fruits

Fruit cover with red shell the aril is edible, fruit when the fruit become fully ripen the red shell open and then the seeds can be seen.

Seeds are edible used for beverage and mostly used part, the seeds color is black

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How to grow Guarana growing and care:

Acid soil 4-6 ph, humidity

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Recommend to design it for easy harvest

Size of the plant?
Climbers 4-10m (12-30 feet), shrub 2-4 m (6-12 feet)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White flowers grow in inflorescence

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer, autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Guarana fruits?

Work requirements on the fruit:
nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Scientific name:

Paullinia cupana


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Beverage
  • Fruit
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Vine
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13