Malpighia glabra growing plant of the genus Malpighia also known as Acerola, Malpighia glabra 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.
Flower color pink with 5 petals, the size 1-2 cm, grow 3-5 flowers in cluster.
Fruit color is red looks like cherry.
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Requirements for growing Malpighia glabra:
Sensitive to cold weather, frost free
What is the best way to start growing Malpighia glabra:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Malpighia glabra?
Yes, in some cultivars the fruits are seedless
Difficulties/Problems with growing Malpighia glabra:
Sensitive to winds
When is the best time to plant a Malpighia glabra plant:
Pests and diseases in Malpighia glabra:
When is the best time to prune a Malpighia glabra plant?
Autumn / Winter
How to prune a Malpighia glabra:
need to open the tree (branches that grow into each other)
What is the size of a Malpighia glabra plant?
Growth speed in Malpighia glabra:
Malpighia glabra Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Malpighia glabra:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Malpighia glabra indoor?
Growing Malpighia glabra is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Malpighia glabra bloom?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Pink flowers with 5 petal, the size 1-2 cm, grow in cluster 3-5 flowers
Pollination is done by:
When does Malpighia glabra yield:
Summer / Autumn
Pests or diseases in Malpighia glabra fruit:
What can be done with big quantities of Malpighia glabra fruit?
Eat raw, juice
Work requirements on the Malpighia glabra fruit:
If the fruits attack needed to cover with net
How long does it take for a Malpighia glabra to bear fruit?