The Achacha is A cousin of the mangosteen, Achachas are tangy and refreshing with a delicate subtle sweetness, a fine balance between sweetness and acidity. Small to medium sized tree with deep green large leaves. Edible sweet fruit is prized in South America. Its name is Garcinia humilis (Achacha) and has been cultivated for centuries in domestic orchards in the tropical Amazon Basin of Bolivia.

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Fruits and seed Photograph by: Organic Was this review helpful? This entry was garcnia in Uncategorized. This Clusiaceae article is a stub. Retrieved 24 December So always pick up the fruits after they have developed the best quality. I could always keep them trimmed to size: It can be downloaded from the Internet. The culinary flowers and herbs; beautiful, colorful, scented and … edible! The rather tough, bitter rind can be split open with a knife or with the teeth, and the edible part of the fruit sucked off the seed.

Cut thin strips of the Achacha skin to use as garnish.


There is usually one significant coffee-coloured seed, but larger fruit may have more than one seed. I cant wait to try the fruit!

January 23, at 3: Ingredients Serves 2 2 achacha pulp with pips 1 tablespoon honey 45ml cognac or brandy half lemon achacha skin for garnishing ice cubes. Dynamic Lifter When I Fertilise: Not known Creative Commons Attribution 3. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Garcinia humilis Description A cousin of the mangosteen, Achachas are tangy and refreshing with a delicate subtle sweetness, a fine balance between sweetness and acidity, producing an unusual taste sensation. The glossy orange rinds of the achacha may be put in a blender with water. No Pests as yet!

Achacha Tree – Garcinia humilis

Top up 2 small cocktail glasses with fresh ice cubes and strain shaker contents over the ice. As an eco-friendly forest fruit which has not been through hundreds of generations of selective breeding, each garcinka has its own personality and curves, with perhaps a few small bumps and marks on their skins which add interest to its appearance but do not affect its quality.

Originating from the Bolivian part of the Amazon basin in South America, the Bolivian name of the garcinis is Achachairu and translated means honey kiss. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Garcinia Edible fruits Clusiaceae stubs.


The inside of the skin is used to rub on marks like warts on the skin. Skin is firm and protective, yet quite easy to open. Was this review helpful?

Garcinia humilis

Hello, welcome to my new Blog! In a Pot Qty: Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, sheer misinformation, and outright lies, these books omit almost all the ambiguity, passion, conflict, and drama from our past. Adams Clusiaceae Garcinia humilis is humiilis to Guyana and the Caribbean according to most reports. Anyone with the process or contacts who may?

I know this fruit… the taste is great.

Waoo sounds super cool this recipe! The drink made from skins is pleasant too, but has very different taste to fruit.