Acerola cherry grow and care – plant of the genus Malpighia also known as Acerola fruit or Malpighia emarginata, Acerola perennial evergreen – semi deciduous plant, can grow as shrub to small tree also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Flower color pink with 5 petals, the size 0.5-1.5 cm, grow in cluster 3-5 flowers
Acerola cherry fruit
Fruit color is red and shape look like cherry, fruits have highly Vitamin C content
Acerola cherry for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Acerola cherry fruit growing and care:
Plant / Seed What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Sensitive to winds Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring, summer, autumn When is the best time to plant? Aphids Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter When is the best time to prune? Need to open the tree (branches that grow into each other) How to prune: 1-3 m, 40-120 inches Size of the plant? Slow growing, medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun, half shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season? Pink flowers with 5 petal, the size 1-2 cm, grow in cluster 3-5 flowers General information about the flower: Bees, self-pollination Pollination is done by: Edible Fruit Summer / Autumn Fruit harvest season: Birds Pests or diseases in Acerola fruit: Eat raw, juice What can be done with big quantities of Acerola fruit? If the fruits attacked needed to cover with net Work requirements on the fruit: 2-3 years How long does it take to bear fruit?
Malpighia emarginata Latin Acerola cherry: Categories
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