Miracle Fruit

Synsepalum dulcificum

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Fruit that turns sour into sweet.

Miracle Fruit is native to tropical West Africa. This shrub grows up to six-meters tall, and has brown flowers with small red fruit or berries.  They are the miracle fruit or miracle berry. The locals have long used it to add sweetness to palm wine or beer that's gone sour, or to make stale acidified maize bread more palatable. The effect lasts for a few hours.

Warm humid areas - can grow in most parts of the tropics and subtropics. Killed by frosts


Growing Conditions well drained rich soil. Protect from wind when young tropical subtropical, frost free
SKU 5510

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