Acerola Barbados Cherry Tree

Acerola Barbados Cherry Tree

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The Acerola Barbados Cherry Tree is a highly prized fruit tree, cultivated for its delicious and vitamin-rich fruit, as well as its beautiful flowers and foliage. Known for its abundance of cherries and ornamental appeal, this tree is a must-have for fruit enthusiasts and gardeners alike.

The fruit of the Barbados Acerola Cherry Tree is small, bright red, and packed with flavor. These cherries are rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants, making them a popular choice for consumption fresh off the tree, juiced, or used in various culinary applications. With their sweet and tangy taste, they provide a delightful treat for both humans and wildlife.

In addition to the tasty fruit, the Acerola Barbados Cherry Tree produces charming and delicate flowers. The blossoms are small and pink with five petals, creating a lovely and fragrant display during the flowering season. The tree's glossy green foliage adds to its ornamental appeal, providing an attractive backdrop to the vibrant cherries and blossoms.

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As far as growth is concerned, the Acerola Cherry Tree can reach a mature height and width of about 15 feet, making it suitable for a variety of landscape sizes. It thrives in USDA grow zones 9-11, preferably in regions with mild winters. For colder climates, container growing is recommended. 

This tree flourishes in full sun but can tolerate some light shade. It requires well-draining soil and benefits from regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist, particularly during the fruiting season. Fertilizing the tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the early spring, as well as occasional feeding throughout the growing season, will help promote healthy growth and fruit production.

When considering where to grow the Acerola Cherry Tree in the landscape, it is recommended to select a sunny spot with well-draining soil. Plant it in a location that allows for adequate air circulation and space for the tree to grow and spread its branches. It can be used as a focal point in the garden, planted in rows as a hedge, or incorporated into a fruit orchard. Remember to provide sufficient room for the tree to mature and consider any potential shading effects on nearby plants.

Indulge in the beauty and bounty of the Acerola Barbados Cherry Tree. Savor its delectable fruits, relish in its delightful flowers, and appreciate its striking foliage for years to come. Whether you are a fruit enthusiast or a lover of ornamental trees, this tree will undoubtedly enhance any landscape and provide the joy of homegrown cherries.

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Botanical Name
Malpighia glabra

Full Sun

Foliage Color

Flower Color

Mature Width
10-15 ft

Mature Height
12-15 ft

Growing Zones 9-11 Outdoor / 3-11 Patio

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