It's possible for fruit to form down the trunk all the way to the ground.The white blooms appear sporadically throughout the year, or nearly continuously, depending on the individual plant and growing conditions. They are sweetly fragrant and detectable several feet away from the plant.
Birds, raccoons, and opossums also like Jaboticabas, so pick fruit as soon as it is ripe.
As they mature, and the trunk diameter increases, the tree becomes much more productive.
The new growth is reddish in color,