Gin berry growing plant of the genus Glycosmis also known as  Orange berry Glycosmis pentaphylla, Gin berry perennial evergreen plant that grow as shrub‎ or small tree, the fruits edible and also used as ornamental plant and medical uses, grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Flower color white the flowers grow in inflorescence.

Gin berry fruits

Fruit edible color transparent red-pink, the size 0.5-1 cm with big seeds inside the seed is not edible.

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Requirements for Gin berry growing and care:

Frost-free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Small fruit with big seeds, invasive

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, ants

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Dead branches, after the fruits the branch degeneration

Size of the plant?
2-4 m, 80-160 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year (start and stop)

General information about the flower
White small flowers that grow in inflorescence

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Most of the year (start and stop)

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, bats

What can be done with big quantities of Gin berry fruits?
Eat raw, juice

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
1.5 -3 years

Scientific name:

Glycosmis pentaphylla

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