Malpighia coccigera round ball

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  • Polybag size / Pot size
  • Plant height
  • Plants Usage in Landscape
  • Landscape uses Hedge & Screen

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Specifications

Polybag size / Pot size Pot: 12'' 17.6L or Pot: 14'' 28L
Plant height 2'6'' or 3'
Plants Usage in Landscape Outdoor Plants
Landscape uses Hedge & Screen Hedge

Description

Malpighia coccigera, commonly known as the Dwarf Barbados Cherry, is a versatile evergreen shrub with the unique ability to be shaped into a delightful round form. Its natural growth habit is more open, but through skilled cultivation, it can be sculpted into a compact, spherical shape, making it an eye-catching and ornamental addition to gardens.


Light:

Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Adequate sunlight ensures optimal growth and fruit production.


Water:

Requires regular watering to maintain soil moisture. Avoid waterlogged conditions.


Soil:

Adaptable to various soil types but prefers well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral soil.


Fertilizers:

Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to promote healthy foliage and fruiting.


Temperature:

Suited for warm climates. Protect from frost, as the plant is not frost-tolerant.


Propagation:

Commonly propagated through seeds or cuttings. Propagation is relatively straightforward.


Pest and Diseases:

Resistant to many pests and diseases. Monitor for aphids or scale insects. Treat with insecticidal soap if needed.


Treatment :

Preventive measures include regular inspection for pests. In case of infestation, treat with appropriate insecticides or insecticidal soap.


Similar Looking Plants:

Eugenia uniflora (Surinam Cherry)


Mix Planting Recommendations:

- Combine with other compact shrubs like Boxwood or Loropetalum for a well-rounded and visually appealing landscape.


Aesthetic Uses:

Ideal for hedges, borders, or as a standalone ornamental shrub, the Dwarf Barbados Cherry adds a touch of elegance to garden designs.

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