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Malpighia glabra 'Nana' /Dwarf Barbados Cherry

Malpighia glabra 'Nana'  / Malpighia glabra 'Nana'
Established plant in flower
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Established plant in flower

Has several flushes of flowers during year

Attractive pink flowers followed by red cherry-like, edible fruit

Flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Malpighia glabra 'Nana'
Common Name: Dwarf Barbados Cherry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Flowers in the warm months into the fall. Each flowering flush is followed by edible fruit that turn red when ripe. These are eagerly sought by birds. Dwarf Barbardos cherry is drought tolerant when established