Naranjilla Fruit (Solanum quitoense) How it grows and how we use the fruit for juice Naranjilla (na-rang-E-ya) is a medium-sized, furry plant that grows best in the cooler temperatures of higher elevations or in the shade at a lower elevation in the humid tropics. It is believed to come from the Andes in South America.
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Growing Coffee – Choosing the best plants for our altitude and soil type. The terrain here in Costa Rica varies sometimes from foot step to foot step. You can drastically change your elevation in just a few minutes. The composition of the soil is just as varied. The piece of land down by our river
Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis) or Maracuya. Images of the passion fruit arbor, bugs, fruits and seeds. Our favorite flavor of yogurt here in Costa Rica is Passion Fruit or Maracuja (mare-ah-coo-ya). We were told that the passion fruit vine was easy to grow. So we sampled about 50 different fruits (not a hard job) and dried out some