BARBADOS CHERRY FRUIT TREES
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Learn About The BARBADOS CHERRY FRUIT Tree
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Barbados cherry is a large, bushy shrub or small tree attaining up to 20 ft in height with erect spreading, minutely hairy branches and a short trunk. Evergreen leaves are elliptic and somewhat wavy. The flowers have 5 pink or lavender, spoon-shaped, fringed petals. Fruits borne singly or in 2's or 3's in the leaf axils, are around and cherry-like but lobed, bright-red, with a thin, glossy skin and orange-color are sweet and juicy.
The Barbados cherry tree will grow and fruit fairly well with little care. Barbados Cherry Trees can be grown in all 50 states simply by bringing indoors before temps drop below 40 degrees and providing lots of light. Most tropical fruit trees like Barbados Cherry Trees are very fast growing and easier to maintain than domestic fruit trees. Below are a few brief tips for successful growth both indoors and out.
Barbados Cherry Trees prefer bright light and direct sun. If possible 12 hours of bright sun light is best for growth and fruit production though we have gotten remarkable results growing these trees in 30% shade year around. It is recommended that you fertilize at the same time as you water using a time released fertilizer 8-3-9 or similar to help your Barbados Cherry Trees grow and produce a substantial crop. These trees are moderate feeders and may require multiple feeding during the growing season. It is important to follow the fertilizers labeled instructions as to not burn or kill the tree.
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