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Miracle Fruit, Synsepalum dulcificum – Plant – MFS-436581


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The miracle fruit is a slow-growing shrub or tree with a height of 15 feet grown for its mild fruits that make subsequently eaten sour foods taste sweet.
Interesting fact: After eating one miracle fruit, sour things will instantly taste sweet. Eating even the sourest of lemons, one will taste only sugary sweetness. The effect lasts an hour or two.The Miracleberry (Synsepalum dulcificum) is a large shrub with dense foliage clustered at the tips of its many slender branches. It is native to West and West-Central tropical Africa. This plant is best known for its red berries, which contain a glycoprotein known as miraculin. Miraculin has the remarkable property of modifying sour tastes into sweet.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
5 inch (13 cm)

Plant Spread
6 inch (15 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Miracle berry, Miracle fruit.

Maximum Reachable Height
15 feet

Flower Colour
Creamy white

Bloom Time

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow.

Planting and careWhen growing miracle fruit indoor mist daily with water to raise humidity as it is humidity loving plant.Water the plant regularly but do not let the plant sit in water or it may become waterlogged and may develop root rot.Prune the diseased and criss-cross branches.Miracle Fruit care

Partial shade


Well-drained slightly acidic soil.

15-30 degrees C

Fertilize the plant in every 2-3 weeks with any organic fertilizer.

Harvest Season

Miracle Fruit uses

Ornamental Use:
Miracle fruit can be grown in a pot as an indoor plant
Medicinal Use:
Miracle fruit can take to treat diabetes and correct chemotherapy-related taste disturbances
Culinary Use:
In foods, miracle fruit is used as a low-calorie sugar-free sweetener


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