How to grow Peanut Butter Fruit

Peanut Butter Fruit growing plant of the genus Bunchosia also known as Bunchosia argentea, Peanut Butter Fruit perennial evergreen or semi- deciduous 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 10+.

Leaves color is green, smell of the leaves sometimes like peanut butter, flowers color is white, grows yellow blossoms

Peanut Butter Fruit fruits

Fruit edible the color yellow, orange – red, bordeaux, seed is also edible there is one big seed in the fruit, fruit reminiscent of a peanut butter but not beyond that, it smelled like peanut butter, fruit eaten with the seed, the shape of the fruit oval pointed tip, when the fruits dried flavor reminiscent of dried figs.

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Requirements for Peanut Butter Fruit growing and care:

Well drained soil, rich soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Law small quantity of fruit pet tree

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Fungal, aphids

Pruning season:
Beginning of winter after fruits

How to prune:
recommend to keep it small

Size of the plant?
1-5 m, 3-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

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

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White flower, grows yellow blossoms

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests or diseases in Peanut Butter Fruit:

What can be done with big quantities of Peanut Butter Fruit?
Eat raw, dried

Work requirements on the Peanut Butter Fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Ripening of Peanut Butter Fruit
Possible takes the fruit before fully ripen and let it ripen at home

Scientific name:

Bunchosia argentea

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Culinary Uses

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Ornamental parts

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