Native to South America. Grows best in cooler areas where the temperature stays above 15F. Fruit and flower production is best in areas that receive atleast 50 hours of chilling each year.
Prefers full sun, partial sun or partial shade. Drought tolerant once established. If left unpruned it will form a small tree with a height and spread of 15 feet. Zone 8. Has been successfully grown in protected areas of Victoria, B.C.(Canada)