Muntingia calabura is called strawberry tree because flowers resemble strawberry flowers, fruits look like blueberry, taste like cotton candy

Muntingia calabura is a fast growing tropical/subtropical tree.

Available for purchase from Pine Island Nursery in Homestead, FL: http://buff.ly/2hmjf5g and Logee's nursery: http://buff.ly/2gAgL4r

Panama Berry - Tastes Like Cotton Candy (Muntingia) - from Self Sufficient Me YouTube channel:



References:

Muntingia - Wikipedia http://buff.ly/2hm92pp
Jamaica Cherry - Purdue http://buff.ly/2hmh01X

Related reading:

Aratiles tree: Cultivating the cotton candy flavored fruit. - TastyLandscape http://buff.ly/2gAi9Ut
Muntingia calabura, Strawberry tree, Jam tree, Jamaican / Singapore / Panama cherry, Cotton Candy Berry, Calabura, Manzanil - http://buff.ly/2hmg79m
Muntingia calabura - Meet the Plants - National Tropical Botanical Garden Plant Database http://buff.ly/2hmdc0j

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