UGNI

Commonly known as Chilean cranberry, Chilean guava

Resist the temptation and wait until these berries are dark red in mid- to late autumn for a unique taste treat.

Genus of 4 species of evergreen shrubs or trees found in forest and scrub in South America.

The species usually found is the Chilean guava, valued for its piquant, dark red berries, used commercially as strawberry flavouring.

The synonym myrtus ugni shows its similarity to myrtle.

  • Evergreen
    Shrubs and trees with small, elliptic to oval, leathery leaves and solitary cup- or bowl-shaped flowers.
  • Full sun
    Shelter from colds winds in frosty areas
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Produces edible berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    South America.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil

Buy Varieties of UGNI

UGNI molinae

UGNI molinae

Chilean guava, Murtillo

(Myrtus ugni) - white flowers followed by delicious wine-red edible fruits

 
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UGNI molinae 'Butterball'

UGNI molinae 'Butterball'

Chilean cranberry, Chilean guava

buttery-yellow foliage with pinky-orange tips when young. Small pink flowers

 
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UGNI molinae 'Flambeau'

UGNI molinae 'Flambeau'

Chilean guava, Murtillo

variegated leaves tinged with pink. An attractive plant especially when the berries are also present

 
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