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Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum)

Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum)

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4" Pot Size
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Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum)
We've been experimenting with Miracle Fruit for a number of years and finally we're able to offer it so others may enjoy it too. The miracle is in the berry. Once you've eaten the small red fruit (about the size of a gumdrop), everything sour eaten afterwards tastes incredibly sweet, including sour citrus. From tropical West Africa, it flowers profusely with fruit setting usually during the summer months in northern climates. Slow growth is normal and for successful growth it must be planted in an acidic soil-mixture of half sphagnum peat moss and half perlite. This plant remains modest in size.
Hardiness Zone 10
Bloom Season Intermittent
Sun Requirement Full Sun
Grows to 2-3'
Minimum Temperature Indoors 55
  1. Adorable plant Review by John
    How do you rate this product?

    I bought the smaller size, let it adapt, repotted it, and it’s already flowering about two weeks later. I can barely wait to see if it holds the fruit but it’s really an adorable little plant just as it is. It’s flushing growth... just a real room brightener. (Posted on 1/25/2018)

  2. Great addition Review by Kate
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    I got this plant with my last order as an after thought. I saw it on the website and decided it might be a cool plant to have. Upon arriving it has quickly become one of my favorites! It is bushy with a lovely shape. I am excited to see some berries! (Posted on 8/4/2016)

  3. Came in excellent condition Review by Andrew
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    I ordered this plant and it arrived on time. I opened the box to find the plant perfectly packaged. When I took the plant out of the box I found it was in great condition. I would recommend Logee's to anyone. I can't wait far the plant to fruit. (Posted on 6/22/2016)

  4. Absolutely Beautiful Review by Judy
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    I received this plant in my last order, and it is stunning. I order a lot of plants from Logee's, and am always pleased. These larger (4 inch-6 inch) plants are quite showy. This is a magnificent plant, very healthy and nicely shaped, at least 10-12 inches tall. I have only had it about a week and it doesn't have any fruit, but it is such a gorgeous plant. I can't wait till those red berries appear. Several people have already commented on what a pretty plant it is. (Posted on 5/25/2016)