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Barbados Cherry

December 9, 2016 Back to Picks >


Malpighia glabra

A unique, tough, & colorful native shrub with clusters of small pink & white flowers spring, summer, & fall. Then, after each bloom cycle, producing an abundance of red cherry-like fruit. Puts on an unbelievable show of color in the fall! Tiny foliage, tight, compact upright growth habit, & drought tolerant once established. Averages 4′-6′ tall. Sun, light shade. Wildlife & Bird Food!