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Leonardo Consiglieri
Meet the Golden Berry, the Andean Bonbon

Meet the Golden Berry, the Andean Bonbon

Known as, Uchuva, Peruvian Alquejenje, Goldenberry, Aguaymanto, Poga poga, Capulí, Uvilla or Coztomate, is a shrub of the Solanaceae family that grows wild in the Andean countries, especially in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile between 1500 and 3000 meters above sea level, the plant needs a cool climate without extreme temperatures and high rainfall.

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