Capulin cherry growing tree of the genus Prunus also known as Prunus salicifolia,Capulin cherry perennial evergreen to semi deciduous plant and also used as ornamental plant, cn grow in subtropical, mediterranean or tropic climate and grow in hardiness zone 10+.
Flower color white with five petals.
Capulin cherry flower
Fruit shape round, size 1-2.5 cm, color of the fruit: red to purple-black, the taste more similar to Plum than a cherry
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Requirements for Capulin cherry growing and care:
If the tree attack in the beginning of the winter needs to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft in Capulin cherry?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, the taste not life regular cherry
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite
How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches
Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White flower with five petals
Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Capulin cherry fruits?
Eaten raw, jam, cakes, juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps
How long does it take to bear fruit?