The skin is very high in tannin and is very bitter. However it
contributes to the deep red colour of the jams, jellies and wines.
University - Centre for New Crops and Plants - Jaboticaba
This site is a chapter from a book written by Julia Morton.
Gives a detailed description of the different varieties, climate,
soil, season, pests and diseases and food uses. You can purchase
this classic book Fruits
of Warm Climates online from Amazon.
Rare Fruit Growers: Fruit Facts - Jaboticaba
This page describes the plant in detail and how to grow it,
as well as providing a list of the different varieties available.
You can buy a Jaboticaba tree from Daley's
Read more in Florida's
Best Fruiting Plants by Charles R Boning. Buy
this book at Amazon