Malpighia punicifolia – Dwarf Barbado’s Cherry (6″ pot)


This is the dwarf form of the Barbados cherry. It produces small cherries. The cherries are edible, but best grown as an ornamental plant. It also produces small pink flowers year round in tropical climates.

Ships in 6″ plastic nursery pot. May not come with flowers/cherries but is mature to bloom.
***We do not sell finished Bonsai trees in Bonsai pots. This is a regular plant that you can make into a Bonsai or grow as a regular tree. The Bonsai plants in the pictures are an example of what you can do.

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The Bonsai trees in the pictures are for reference purposes only. We only sell plants in plastic nursery pots. We also do not guarantee plants will arrive with cherries.

FAMILY : Malpighiaceae
ORIGIN : Central America, Caribbean
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full sun to partial sun
MIN. TEMP. : mid 30’s
FLOWER : sporadic throughout the year

This dwarf shrub has arching dark brown stems with small green leaves and pink flowers followed by small red cherries throughout the year. The cherries are small, but are edible. Excellent bonsai specimen. The creeping stems and sometimes exposed roots can create really interesting shapes.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 8 × 18 in
Gardino Nursery