SURINAM CHERRY: Something You Might Want To Try

The Surinam cherry (not a true cherry) is planted in a lot of places around the world, South America, United States (expecially Florida), Hawaii and many other countries. In the Philippines, it is rarely found. However, a potted plant at the Sarian Farm in Teresa, Rizal has been fruiting even without any special care (photo).

The ripe fruit is bright red, juicy and somewhat sour but the taste is agreeable.

The ribbed fruit is bright red when ripe. It is somewhat sourish but the taste is agreeable. It is juicy and is said to be rich in Vitamin C. The fruit has two to three seeds inside and can be germinated easily. It takes several years, however, for a seedling plant to bear fruit.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.