Malpighia romeroana

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet, possibly higher
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: 1/2 to 1 inch drupe containing 2 to 3 hard seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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