***If you place an order for this fruit now, the wait time will be up to 5 or more years due to the rarity of this fruit and number of pre-orders we currently have. Charichuelo is currently available for Pre-Order. When placing a Pre-Order, this means the fruit you have ordered is not currently in season, or is extremely limited in season. Your pre-order holds your place in line on our wait list. When Charichuelo comes into season and is ready to harvest from the trees, you will receive your order as soon as possible.***
Origin: Garcinia madruno, or Charichuelo, is a fruit-producing tree species from the rainforests of Central and South America. Also known as Rheedia Bentameriana, or lemon nerf balls.
Flavor Profile: This fruit similar in flavor to a sweet, yet tart lemon, but has the texture of a mangosteen. The flesh of this fruit will melt in your mouth!
How To Eat: Cut or break open the outer shell. The cotton candy- like white flesh is the part to consume! Avoid eating the seed in the middle.
First come first serve, any orders that can't be shipped this season will be reserved for next season.
The total weight of each box varies depending on the size, shape, and mass of the fruit:
- Each box contains approximately one pound of Charichuelo.