Malpighia glabra - video

Barbados Cherry, Acerola, Malphigia, Cerejeira
Family: Malpighiaceae
Origin: West Indies, Central America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapPlant used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersEdible plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

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Malpighia glabra - Barbados Cherry, Acerola

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.
See Article about Barbados Cherry
See Growing Barbados Cherry in container

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster

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32 oz (1 qt, 946 ml)
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This item is certified for shipping to California.
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10"/3 gal pot
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