Flowering Dwarf Weeping Barbados Cherry Bonsai Tree
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Flowering Dwarf Weeping Barbados Cherry Bonsai Tree
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Native to St. Croix, Trinidad and Curacao.

The natural form of the Barbados Cherry is pendulous with weeping twigs and branches.

  • The name Malpighia is used to honor Marcello Malpighia (1628-1693). He was a distinguished naturalist in Bologna, Italy.
  • The flowers are rose-pink, often several together in a cyme.
  • Its fruit is small and edible.
  • It has a weeping growth habit if the branches are allowed to elongate.
  • The round edible fruits are borne singly or in 2s or 3s and are bright red with glossy skin.
  • The fruit is very juicy and extremely high in ascorbic acid.
  • Great indoor bonsai.
  • Suitable humidity tray is recommended.

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