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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira

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 Malpighia glabra
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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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.
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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.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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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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