Malpighia glabra grow and care – 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 and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Flower color pink with 5 petals, the size 1-2 cm, grow 3-5 flowers in cluster.
Malpighia glabra fruits
Fruit color is red looks like cherry.
Malpighia glabra for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Malpighia glabra growing and care:
Sensitive to cold weather, frost free
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes, in some cultivars the fruits are seedless Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive to winds Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Autumn / Winter How to prune: Need to open the tree (branches that grow into each other) Size of the plant? 1-3 m, 3-10 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season: 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: Bees, self-pollination Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: Summer / Autumn Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Malpighia glabra fruits? Eat raw, juice Work requirements on the fruit: If the fruits attack needed to cover with net 2-3 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Deciduous, Evergreen, Perennial plant, Tree
Bonsai, Edible plants, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Summer Harvest
Alcoholic beverages, Eaten raw, Fruit, Ice pop & Ice cream plants, Jams, Juice