The Peanut Butter tree is native to the northwestern South America. Ther fruit is a small, highly ornamental and hardy tropical, evergreen perennial tree. Shrub grows about 2–4 m (6–13 ft.) tall.
The fruit has a dark orange to red color, with its size similar to an olive and has a peanut butter flavor added on to it. The fruit is very sweet having a texture similar to fresh fig. The aroma of the fruit is also similar to none other than the peanut butter.
Also aids in the preparation of jellies, jams and other preserves too.
The tree is also grown for its edible fruit though it has never experienced commercial success due to the delicate and perishable nature of the fruit. Protein rich, low in calories and fat and are a source of simple sugars, fiber, and vitamins.