Blue Grape, False Jaboticaba

Myrciaria vexator

Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Myrciaria (mer-see-AIR-ree-uh) (Info)
Species: vexator

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Boca Raton, Florida

Miami, Florida

Ahuimanu, Hawaii

Heeia, Hawaii

Kaneohe, Hawaii

Waikane, Hawaii

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 18, 2016, kepij from Kaneohe, HI wrote:

I have had this plant in the ground for about ten years. It is nicely slow growing and beautiful, reminding me of a tropical weeping willow.

I am curious if any knows, should we move, if I am able to take it out of the ground and transplant it. It is currently about 10 feet tall.

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