This small shrub has arching dark brown stems with green leaves and pink flowers followed by red berries all the way through the year. Excellent bonsai or house plant specimen. The creeping stems and on occasion exposed roots can create in point of fact interesting shapes. The Dwarf Barbados Cherry is a small tree or shrub that grows up to 15 feet in height in the dry deciduous forest and will also be found growing wild and under cultivation on the sandy soils all the way through Northeast Brazil. It is native to the West Indies and may be found in northern South The united states, Central The united states and Jamaica. Acerola is the fruit of the tree. It is bright red and 1 to 2 cm in diameter with several small seeds and has an appearance very similar to the European Cherry. Acerola is Sometimes called “Antilles Cherry” or “Barbados Cherry.” The mature fruits are juicy and soft with a pleasant tart flavor and they contains about 80% juice and a considerable amount of vitamin C in addition to iron, calcium and phosphorous.
Grow indoors or out
Native to the West Indies
Sometimes called Acerola and Antilles Cherry
Mature fruits are juicy and soft with a pleasant tart flavor
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