Annatto, guava and Macadamia


Discover the fruits of the annatto bush (Bixa orellana), in colorful racemes or panicles. Lean in closer, and observe the red and orange seeds, which can be used as a natural die.


During guava (Psidium guajava) season, you can observe one of the most nutritious fruits, containing high levels of vitamin A, C and iron. You will also have a chance to see macadamia trees (Macadamia integrifolia), a delicious nut native to Australia

Fruits from the tropics… don’t miss the nance (Byrsonima crassifolia), or the “bread of life” (Pouteria hypoglauca), which is facing genetic erosion, the sapote (Pouteria sapota), the exotic canistel (Pouteria campechiana) and the dark fruit of the black sapote (Diospyros digyna). These fruits will make your trip unforgettable.

To fi nish your visit, pass by the famous borojo (Borojoa patinoi)— renowned for its aphrodisiac qualities.