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“Singapore Holly” Barbados Cherry

December 9, 2016 Back to Picks >


(Malpighia coccigera) This weeping form of dwarf Barbados cherry can serve a variety of uses! Their small size makes them ideal for tucking between rocks, planting in containers, bordering flower beds or used as a groundcover. The glossy green foliage resembles holly leaves, and their white blooms appear off and on during spring, summer and fall. Small red fruit appears late fall or early winter. Prefers partial sun to shade. Evergreen in mild winters. Protect from frosts and freezes.