SYNSEPALUM DULCIFICUM - Miracle Fruit
This small, tropical, African shrub or tree requires acid soil. Needs lots of water and some shade. It adapts well as a container plant. The small bright-red fruit is sweet with a mild and pleasant after-taste. It has the unique ability to change the taste buds so that, for an hour or more after eating it, everything sour or bitter will taste sweet. It is propagated by seed or cutting under mist.