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Barbados Cherry Fruit plant

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Original price Rs. 699.00
Original price Rs. 699.00 - Original price Rs. 699.00
Original price Rs. 699.00
Current price Rs. 350.00
Rs. 350.00 - Rs. 350.00
Current price Rs. 350.00

malpighia emarginata is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae. Common names include acerola cherry, Guarani cherry, Barbados cherry, West Indian cherry, and wild crepe myrtle.

What makes it special:

  • Popular for its highest vitamin C content.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
  • Planting And Care

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    Sunlight

    • Sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and fruit development of  plant.

    Soil

    • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content.

    Watering

    • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
    • Apply 4 cup(approx. 200 ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
    • Do not overwater the plant.
    • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

    Application of Fertilizer

    • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
    • Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)
    • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

    Re-potting

    • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
    • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
    • Plant Protection
      • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
      • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

     

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