Ya, my Dewandaru show me its fruits!
|nearly mature and young fruits|
Dewa means deity.
Ndaru is Javanese term that means glow or shine.
Dewandaru (Eugenia uniflora) is well known as Pitanga, Surinam Cherry, Brazilian Cherry, or Cayenne Cherry.
Dewandaru is a large shrub or small tree.
This plant is a member of Myrtaceae family.
This is the second fruiting season of this plant since I planted it about two years ago.
I planted it on the big pot at my front balcony beside my acid orange.
Right now, I can find its flowers, fruit sets, green young fruits, medium ripe fruits and also mature fruits on the same time.
|the little tree|
This plant natives from South America.
In Javanese tradition, Dewandaru is a sacred plant that give us so many luck.
This shoots and young leaves have a reddish color.
So that, it used to be popular as a hedge plant, become densely branched when trimmed regularly.
Do you interested with this fruit?
So... enjoy this series.