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: and Logee's nursery:

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

Small trees are available for purchase online from Logees for $15 as of 2019:


Muntingia - Wikipedia
Jamaica Cherry - Purdue

Related reading:

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

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