Dovyalis hebecarpa growing plant of the genus Dovyalis also known as Ceylon gooseberry or Ketembilla, Dovyalis hebecarpa perennial evergreen thorny plant grow as shrub – small tree, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+
Flower color green, the size 0.5-2 mm, mostly there is every leaves at least one fruit
Dovyalis hebecarpa fruits
Fruit color, orange, dark purple, red, the inner part of the fruit color is lighter, the fruit sour can be really sour to slightly the size 1-4 cm
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Requirements for Dovyalis hebecarpa growing and care:
Prefer moist soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, to getting better fruits
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter. Spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Very rarely aphids but not cause any problem to the tree and move away
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Open the inner branch because of the thorn
Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Green flower in the size 0.5-2 mm
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, sometime fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Dovyalis hebecarpa fruits?
Eat raw, jams, juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?