fb

Or login with below

Malpighia Glabra, Pink Flowering Malpighia - Plant

Note: The image is for reference purpose only.
Malpighia Glabra, Barbados cherry is a shrub or small tree.
All Flowering Plants
Sales price 249
(1 plant)
Item will be shipped by 3 - 5 days
4.5/5 283 Reviews
( 283 times booked in last 90 days )
All India Delivery
300,000 Happy Customers

Deal of the Day
Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE!
The offer includes
  • 1 Goodluck Money Plant
  • 1 Pot
  • 1 Plate

* valid on all orders above Rs 499

Description for Malpighia Glabra, Pink Flowering Malpighia

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.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Barbados Cherry, Wild Crapemyrtle, Acerola, Manzanita Pink April through October 8 to 15 feet Easy to grow

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

Caring for Malpighia Glabra

  • 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.

Typical uses of Malpighia Glabra

Special features: 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.

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

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Barbados%20Cherry.html
  • https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=magl6

Want to write review ?

Click here to Login

What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Yogita Gogia 30 August 2017
I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team
5 / 5 Manisha Sharma 16 August 2017
very durable plant to a wide range of conditions
5 / 5 Monisha Lijine John 28 July 2017
My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.
More reviews
Tag cloud : buy online plant malpighia glabra, pink flowering malpighia - plant,buy plants online malpighia glabra, pink flowering malpighia - plant,buy online plants malpighia glabra, pink flowering malpighia - plant,buy plant online malpighia glabra, pink flowering malpighia - plant,buy plants online india malpighia glabra, pink flowering malpighia - plant,malpighia glabra, pink flowering malpighia - plant

 

Flat 40% Off Top 5 Plants Pack View All

nurserylive-5306-top-5-enchanting-roses-plant-pack1
Set of 5 Enchanting Roses
( 6639 times booked in 90 days )
828 40% Off

Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-top-5-plants-peace-lily
Top 5 air purifier and oxygen enriching plant pack
( 3884 times booked in 90 days )
1351 40% Off

Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-top-five-no-fail-plant2
Top 5 No Fail Plants
( 3854 times booked in 90 days )
1392 40% Off

Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-top-five-jasmine-plants
Top 5 Jasmine Flowering Plants
( 1105 times booked in 90 days )
1201 40% Off

Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-hibiscus-pack
Hibiscus (Pack of 5) - Plant
( 709 times booked in 90 days )
1291 40% Off

Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
 

Flat 40% Off Kitchen Garden Kit View All

nurserylive-5-most-nutritious-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-5-delicious-indian-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-5-easy-to-grow-vegetable-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
5-easy-to-grow-herb-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Easy To Grow Herb Seeds - Kitchen Garden Pack
( 452 times booked in 90 days )
990 40% Off

Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !
nurserylive-top-5-healthy-leafy-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
Rs 300 Money Plant + Pot + Plate FREE !

Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )

Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )

Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )

Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )

About

Newsletter

Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.

Change language