Malpighia Glabra, Pink Flowering Malpighia - Plant

Malpighia Glabra, Barbados cherry is a shrub or small tree.
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1Malpighia Glabra, Pink Flowering Malpighia - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Malpighia Glabra

grows up to 15 feet tall with widespread branches and evergreen oval leaves. The leaves are evergreen, simple, 0.5-15 cm long, with an entire, wavy margin. The flowers are solitary or in umbels of two to several together, each flower 1-2 cm diameter, with five pink or white petals.

The fruit is a red, orange or purple drupe, containing 2-3 hard seeds. It is sweet and juicy, and very rich in vitamin C, up to 65 times that of an orange.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Barbados Cherry, Wild Crapemyrtle, Acerola, Manzanita
Maximum Reachable Height 8 to 15 feet
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time April through October
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young.
  • You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections.
  • Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.
  • Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.

    Malpighia Glabra care

    Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.

    Sunlight Full sun, Part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Limestone. Well-drained. Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Malpighia Glabra special feature

    Specimen for lawns or small areas around the home. Border peripheries. Japanese gardens. The ground cover form can be used as a ground cover, on banks or cascaded over walls.

    Malpighia Glabra uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Culinary Use:

    • Eaten fresh or as a flavoring for drinks
    • Commonly used in parts of South America to flavor ice creams, drinks, and cocktails

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Malpighia Glabra?

    Malpighia Glabra is commonly known as Barbados Cherry, Wild Crapemyrtle, Acerola, Manzanita

    How tall do Malpighia Glabra grow?

    On average Malpighia Glabra grows 8 to 15 feet

    What color are Malpighia Glabra?

    A Malpighia Glabra plant bears flowers of color Pink

    When Malpighia Glabra blooms?

    With enough light, Malpighia Glabra may produce Pink flowers in April through October

    How hard is Malpighia Glabra to grow?

    A Malpighia Glabra is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Malpighia Glabra need?

    A Malpighia Glabra prefers Full sun, Part shade

    How much water does a Malpighia Glabra need?

    A Malpighia Glabra prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Malpighia Glabra need?

    A Malpighia Glabra prefers Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Limestone. Well-drained. Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Malpighia Glabra like?

    A Malpighia Glabra prefers 20 to 30 degrees F

    How often should I fertilize my Malpighia Glabra?

    To encourage Malpighia Glabra growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Thursday, 13 February 2020

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    Amit Kumar

    Thursday, 28 November 2019

    Excellent proctus collection

    Rashmi Verma

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice

    Kamal Knotbreaker

    Saturday, 09 November 2019

    How often I need to water it?

    Shireesh Adla

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Quick delivery, good price

    Jyoti Dhingra

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Shiva Ranjani Reddy

    Friday, 25 October 2019

    Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.

    Srinivas Yerneni

    Sunday, 20 October 2019

    How old is the plant you have shown..?

    Smita Sonkusare

    Saturday, 19 October 2019

    Excellent proctus collection

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 13 October 2019

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

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    Thursday, 10 October 2019

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    Shirley

    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

    Jyoti Dhingra

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

    Namrata Mishra

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    I m really happy to say that your packing is good ,on time delivery all plants are good .

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    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .

    kanchana.avala

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Can this grown in hot places.

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

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    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

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    karan puri

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    D Srinivas

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.

    Nishi Saxena

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

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    Thursday, 21 June 2018

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    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

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    Monday, 11 June 2018

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    Yash Patel

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good

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    Thursday, 07 June 2018

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    Wednesday, 06 June 2018

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    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...

    Kuldeep Bishnoi

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    Devender

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    Good for the price paid

    Bikash Nongthombam

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

    ISHA Chauhan

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    Rabiya Nazki

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Anand Prasad

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    How often I need to water it?

    Pritam Saha

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

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    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

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    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    Is it a live plant?

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    Sunday, 20 May 2018

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    Saturday, 19 May 2018

    Great plant..looked nice.

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Joshi Prisy

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018

    "I can t wait to bulk purchase again.

    Rahul Gupta

    Sunday, 06 May 2018

    This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

    Pankaj Pandey

    Saturday, 05 May 2018

    Very nice plant to have.

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    Friday, 04 May 2018

    Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.

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    Friday, 20 April 2018

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

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    Saturday, 30 September 2017

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

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    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

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    Wednesday, 16 August 2017

    very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

    Manisha Sharma

    Friday, 28 July 2017

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

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    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

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