How to grow Sea grape

Sea grape growing plant of the genus coccoloba also known as Seagrape, Sea grape perennial evergreen – semi-deciduous plant, can grow as shrub‎, tree or vine also used as ornamental plant for the fruits and the leaves grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color is green in the color changed to red – orange, the shape of the leaf is round to heart-shape

Flower color is white the flowers grow in cluster, the flowers grow separate to female or male flowers different plant

Sea grape fruits

Fruit color is purple black the fruits grow clusters the look and taste of the fruit remind grapes

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Requirements for Sea grape growing and care:

Well drains soil, male and female plants

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if the is not place it’s better to graft male and female stem on the same plant

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Nothing special

Planting season:
In tropics climate can be all year in colder area spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Recommend to keep it small easier to pick the fruits

Size of the plant?
1-10m, 3-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

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

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White flowers grow in cluster, female and male flowers that grow on separate plant

Thinning the bloom:
Not enough pollination from the male trees

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Sea grape fruits?
Eaten raw, juice, jams, alcohol

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruits

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-5 years

Scientific name:

Coccoloba uvifera

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone