Red-purple, plum like fruit with edible white flesh.
A medium sized shrub or small tree. The coco plum has a bushy, spreading growth habit and is sometimes trained into hedges.
Hardy to around 32F.
The coco plum is highly adaptable to coastline areas and will grow in alkaline conditions. It can withstand both salt spray and sandy soil.
Can be eaten fresh, out of hand.
Native to coastal areas from northern South America through Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Southern Florida.