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Synsepalum dulcificum

Miracle Fruit , Fruta milagrosos

Miracle fruit is an evergreen shrub that  produces tiny red berries. The fruit itself is bland with no scent however the pulp when eaten with sour fruits makes them turn sweet.  Originally looked into to help diabetics  control their sugar levels  when desiring to taste something sweet it has been used in medicines and for cancer treatment patients to get rid of metalic taste they often experience.  The fruit will surprise you when you discover its magical effect.The fruit's white pulp tricks the taste buds to make lemons taste sweet as lemonade. Fun plant to have in your garden. 

Plant Characteristics


 small red elliptical berry 

Additional Information

Benefits | Desirability

 good container plant , can grow 6-8 feet tall 

shrub, evergreen,

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