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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Family: Malpighiaceae
Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira
Origin: West Indies, Central America
Can be used for bonsailarge shrub 5-10 ftsmall tree 10-20 ftfull sunmoderate waterpink flowersediblesubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeincuded in CD catalog

Densely branched shrub with deep shiny green leaves. Flowering season: spring-summer. Flower to fruit in 3-4 weeks.

Malpighia plant prefers full sun for fruit development. It grows in any kind of soils as long as it drains well. Tolerates alkaline soil. Has the highest vitamin C content of any fruit. Used in jellies, jams, freezes without losing its vitamin C content. The plant is drought tolerant and easy to grow.

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 Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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Barbados-Cherry, Acerola. The best source of vitamin C. Fast growing, fruits easily. Densely branched shrub with deep shiny green leaves. Tolerates alkaline soil. Has the highest vitamin C content of any fruit. Used in jellies, jams, freezes without losing its vitamin C content. The plant is drought tolerant and easy to grow.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in 3 gal pot

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Malpighia glabra - Barbados-Cherry, Acerola, 1 gal pot

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Barbados-Cherry, Acerola. The best source of vitamin C. Fast growing, fruits easily. Densely branched shrub with deep shiny green leaves. Tolerates alkaline soil. Has the highest vitamin C content of any fruit. Used in jellies, jams, freezes without losing its vitamin C content. The plant is drought tolerant and easy to grow.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in 1 gal pot

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Malpighia glabra - seeds

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Barbados-Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira. Sparsely most of the year. Densely branched shrub with deep shiny green leaves. Flower to fruit in 21 days. Has the highest vitamin C content of any fruit. 1 Cherry = 2 times the RDA and is equal to 12 oranges.
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Per pack: 4 large seeds

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