General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 10 to 22 feet
Plant Spread: 16 to 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: serrated
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Edible to humans
Fruiting Time: Year Round
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Shade Tree
Suitable for forage
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Strawberry Tree
  • Jamaican Cherry
  • Panama Berry

  • Posted by Rainbow (Oceania, Mariana Islands - Zone 11b) on Sep 1, 2015 3:02 PM concerning plant:
    Muntingia calabura is the sole species of the genus Muntingia.
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Strawberry Tree (Muntingia calabura) by Rainbow Sep 6, 2015 3:32 PM 0

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