The Achacha is A cousin of the mangosteen, Achachas are tangy and refreshing with a delicate subtle sweetness, a fine balance between sweetness and acidity. Small to medium sized tree with deep green large leaves. Edible sweet fruit is prized in South America. Its name is Garcinia humilis (Achacha) and has been cultivated for centuries in domestic orchards in the tropical Amazon Basin of Bolivia.
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Flowers are cream or white, petals 4, hermaphroditic flowersmm long, male flowers mm long; borne in groups of five. April 11, at 6: Im Argentinian but though we are near Bolivia here the fruit isnt available in the market.
Garcinia humilis Description A cousin humiilis the mangosteen, Achachas are humilid and refreshing with a delicate subtle sweetness, a fine balance yarcinia sweetness and acidity, producing an unusual taste sensation. Even though there is no medical proof, traditional uses for the Garcinia humilis waste product sead, skin, etc. Ingredients Serves 2 2 achacha pulp with pips 1 tablespoon honey 45ml cognac or brandy half lemon achacha skin for garnishing ice cubes.
It is supposed to be from a small very ornamental tree which sounds enticing. I collected the seeds and forgot to grow them.
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The achacha garcinua in season from December to mid-March in Australia. White interior flesh separates easily from the pericarp, containing seeds. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
They are now both planted in the ground, one in the front yard and one down the back. August 23, at 8: Both trees were fine during their first winter in Sydney.
Notify me of new comments via email. This Clusiaceae article is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The culinary flowers and herbs; beautiful, colorful, scented and … edible! The species itself is also more adaptable, more precocious, and less particular about its requirements.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There is usually one significant coffee-coloured seed, but larger fruit may have more than one seed. Height 1 metres Growing: I knew this fruit in Bolivia. It is a cousin of the Mangosteen can tolerate strong winds. I planted this one in Octand in 2 mths there has been no change, as if it is frozen, yet still looks healthy and green.
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No Fertiliser or Organics Used: Thick skinned so not a problem with fruit fly. To open up a fruit simple pierce skin on circumference with a knife and pressure the skin halves in opposite ways. Not for the casual reader. Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery.
Its amazing the number of strange and good taste fruits you could find in the yungas. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Seedling Learn About Propagation Methods. Once pureed and then strained to remove all jumilis the solids, this liquid may be diluted and sweetened to one’s taste, then chilled for a refreshing summer drink.
Achachairú (Garcinia humilis)
Self Pollination Was this review helpful? Skin garfinia firm and protective, yet quite easy to open. Garcinia humilis Vahl C. Leaves are glossy, darker green on top but lighter underneath, opposite, simple and thick, leathery, and brittle. Achacha fruit does not ripen further once harvested.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Mammea humilis Vahl Rheedia lateriflora L. Instructions Dissolve honey in a tiny bit of hot water first.
Fruit should be picked mature as it does not ripen further on storage. Yes No Report 4 of 4 people found this review useful.