Feasting Florida

Enjoying a sustainable, organic, lifestyle indulging in all Florida's Cuisines throughout the seasons

Panama Candle

Panama Candle Fruit

The Panama Candle Tree, (parmenthiera cereifera), grows18 inch fruits that are long and skinny, like candles. The fruits grow of their tree trunks and limbs. The tree produces 3 inch white flowers. The leaves of the tree are small, spineless leaflets that are oval and approximately 2 inches long. Originally from Mexico, they are grown all over Central and South America.