Miracle Fruit

Scientific Name: 
Synsepalum dulcificum
Family Name: 
Sapotaceae
Place of Origin: 
Africa
Plant Description: 
Shrub that produces fruit with a organic sweetener.
Plant Height: 
Up to 4m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Of Interest: 
Fruit consumed fresh. The sweetener in the fruit affects taste buds so high acid food can be eaten without aches. When you let the fruit coat the inside of your mouth, it alters your tastebuds so everything you eat tastes twice as sweet. This effect can last for up to 2 hours!
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub

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