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Garcinia madruno "Iquitos Charichuelo"

Garcinia madruno "Iquitos Charichuelo"

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Garcinia madruno "Iquitos Charichuelo" Seeds

Garcinia madruno, also known as the madroño or charichuelo tree, is a tropical fruit tree that is native to Central and South America, particularly in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. This particular cultivar comes from Iquitos, Peru.

The tree can grow up to 20 meters tall and produces small, round, red or yellow fruits with a tough skin that is difficult to peel. The edible pulp has a tangy, slightly sour taste and is commonly used in drinks, jams, and desserts.

Garcinia madruno has several traditional medicinal uses among growing in a particular place; nativeindigenous communities, including treating wounds, fever, and diarrhea. The fruit is also rich in antioxidants and has several health benefits, including boosting the immune system and reducing inflammation.

The tree is relatively easy to grow and is adaptable to a variety of soil types and growing conditions. As a result, Garcinia madruno is becoming increasingly popular as a fruit tree for home gardens and small-scale agriculture in its native range.


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