The miracle fruit seedlings grow into a small, evergreen plant is considered a shrub and grows very slowly. You can easily keep your Miracle Fruit seedlings in a container. They grow to a height of 4-6 ft in a container and between 10-15 ft in their natural habitat. A seven-year-old plant might be only 4-5 feet tall. This shrub forms an oval to pyramidal shape and can be trained as a standard tree.
The plant starts fruiting when about sixteen inches tall. It produces fruit practically year around. In its native habitat, two large crops are produced yearly after heavy rains. The plants produce fruit from the flowers within thirty to forty-five days.
Miracle fruit plants are easy to grow as long as you grow them in part shade and keep the soil moist. They also love acidic soil and grow poorly in alkaline soils.
Features of Miracle Fruit Seedlings
- the miracle fruit seedlings grow to a height between 1.8 meters and 4.5 meters (6 feet and 15 feet)
- The leaves of this plant measure anything between 5 cm and 10 cm in length and they are about 2 cm to 3.7 cm in width.
- The leaves are glabrous on the underside and appear as clusters at the terminals of the branchlets.
- The plant bears white-hued flowers, while the fruits are red-hued and each fruit measures 2 cm in length.
- The fruits contain a solitary seed each.
- The fruit has a low sugar content and a mildly sweet tang.