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About Acerola

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1 What is
1.1 Life Span
Annual and Perennial
1.2 Type
Shrub
1.3 Origin
Central America, South America
1.4 Types
Not Available
1.4.1 Number of Varieties
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Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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1.5 Habitat
Dry areas, Well Drained, Woodlands
1.6 USDA Hardiness Zone
9-11
1.7 AHS Heat Zone
Not Available
1.8 Sunset Zone
Not Available
1.9 Habit
Thicket/Colonizing
2 Information
2.1 Plant Size
2.1.1 Minimum Height
About American ..
457.20 cm
Rank: 62 (Overall)
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2.1.2 Minimum Width
About Flowering..
243.84 cm
Rank: 63 (Overall)
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2.2 Plant Color
2.2.1 Flower Color
Pink
2.2.2 Flower Color Modifier
Bicolor
2.2.3 Fruit Color
Red
2.2.4 Leaf Color in Spring
Light Green, Gray Green
2.2.5 Leaf Color in Summer
Light Green, Gray Green
2.2.6 Leaf Color in Fall
Light Green, Gray Green
2.2.7 Leaf Color in Winter
Green
2.3 Shape
2.3.1 Leaf Shape
Oval
2.4 Thorns
14% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
3 Season
3.1 Plant Season
Spring, Summer
3.2 Growing Conditions
3.2.1 Sunlight
Full Sun
3.2.2 Growth Rate
Medium
3.2.3 Type of Soil
Loam, Sand
3.2.4 The pH of Soil
Alkaline
3.2.5 Soil Drainage
Well drained
3.2.6 Bloom Time
Spring, Summer
3.2.7 Repeat Bloomer
28% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
3.3 Tolerances
Drought
4 Care
4.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
4.2 How to Plant?
Cuttings, Seedlings
4.3 Plant Maintenance
Medium
4.4 Watering Plants
4.4.1 Watering Requirements
Average Water Needs, Do Not over Water, Requires regular watering
4.4.2 In Summer
Lots of watering
4.4.3 In Spring
Moderate
4.4.4 In Winter
Average Water
4.5 Soil
4.5.1 Soil pH
Alkaline
4.5.2 Soil Type
Dry, Sandy
4.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
4.6 Sun Exposure
Full Sun
4.7 Pruning
In Early Autumn, Prune in winter, Remove branches, Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead branches, Remove dead leaves, Remove dead or diseased plant parts
4.8 Fertilizers
Complete balanced fertilizer, iron-rich fertilizer
4.9 Pests and Diseases
Aphids, Red blotch, Whiteflies
4.10 Plant Tolerance
Wind
5 Facts
5.1 Flowers
88% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.1.1 Flower Petal Number
Single
5.2 Fruits
5.2.1 Showy Fruit
35% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.2.2 Edible Fruit
19% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3 Fragrance
5.3.1 Fragrant Flower
40% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3.2 Fragrant Fruit
12% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3.3 Fragrant Leaf
14% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3.4 Fragrant Bark/Stem
11% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.4 Showy Foliage
53% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.5 Showy Bark
15% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.6 Foliage Texture
Medium
5.7 Foliage Sheen
Glossy
5.8 Evergreen
4% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.9 Invasive
6% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.10 Self-Sowing
48% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.11 Attracts
Bees, Birds, Butterflies, pollinators
5.12 Allergy
Pollen
6 Benefits
6.1 Uses
6.1.1 Aesthetic Uses
Showy Purposes
6.1.2 Beauty Benefits
Good for skin
6.1.3 Edible Uses
63% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
6.1.4 Environmental Uses
Air purification, Food for birds, Nesting sites for birds, Windbreak
6.2 Plant Benefits
6.2.1 Medicinal Uses
Antioxidants, Arthritis, Diarrhea, Dysentry, Fertility, Fever, Inflammation, Kidney problems, scurvy, Urinary tract problems, Vitamin C
6.2.2 Part of Plant Used
Flowers, Fruits, Leaves, Root
6.2.3 Other Uses
Used As Food, Used as Ornamental plant, Used for making hedge
6.3 Used As Indoor Plant
31% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
6.4 Used As Outdoor Plant
All Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
6.5 Garden Design
Rock Garden / Wall, Wildflower
7 Scientific Name
7.1 Botanical Name
Malpighia emarginata
7.2 Common Name
Barbados cherry, West Indian cherry and wild crepe myrtle
7.2.1 In Hindi
Acerola Tree
7.2.2 In German
Acerola Baum
7.2.3 In French
Acerola Arbre
7.2.4 In Spanish
Árbol de acerola
7.2.5 In Greek
Acerola Δέντρο
7.2.6 In Portuguese
Árvore acerola
7.2.7 In Polish
Acerola Drzewo
7.2.8 In Latin
Acerola ligno
8 Classification
8.1 Kingdom
Plantae
8.2 Phylum
Not Available
8.3 Class
Not Available
8.4 Order
Malpighiales
8.5 Family
Malpighiaceae
8.6 Genus
Malpighia
8.7 Clade
Angiosperms, Eudicots, Rosids
8.8 Tribe
Not Available
8.9 Subfamily
Not Available, Paperveroideae
8.10 Number of Species
About Orchid
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Properties of Acerola

Want to know the properties of Acerola? Then you are at the right place. Here you'll know everything about every plant. Knowing the properties of garden plants is very interesting. Acerola is a flowering plantalso, its flowers are fragrant. Many garden plants possess some allergies. One should know everything about before planting. It has allergic reactions which are Pollen. Acerola Benefits are as follows:

  • Medicinal use: Antioxidants, Arthritis, Diarrhea, Dysentry, Fertility, Fever, Inflammation, Kidney problems, scurvy, Urinary tract problems and Vitamin C

  • Part of plant used: Flowers, Fruits, Leaves and Root

It is always necessary for every botanist to study and know all the characteristics of every plant. Scientific classification which includes kingdom, clade, genus, tribe and order are important parameters to understand for every botanist. The gardener must know the properties like the kind of soil required, the amount of water needed, fertilization and pruning required for respective plant. All these properties differ according to plant.

Acerola Physical Information

Physical information is must while knowing everything about Acerola. Physical information includes the exterior appearance of the plant. The appearance of the plants is well considered factor, especially when you want your garden to be very attractive. Learn about color of leaves and flowers which differs even from the same species of plants. Acerola physical information is as follows: 457.20 cm tall and 243.84 cm wide. Its leaf shape is Oval. Also it has following color specifications:

  • Flower color: Pink
  • Leaf color: Light Green and Gray Green

Care of Acerola

Taking Acerola Care is very important. Pruning, fertilizing, timely watering is very important care factors of any plant. If proper care is taken, results are refreshing and green plants which have a healthy life. Hence every garden plant care should be taken properly. Care of Acerola include pruning, which should be done In Early Autumn, Prune in winter, Remove branches, Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead branches, Remove dead leaves and Remove dead or diseased plant parts. The watering done in summer is Lots of watering and in winter is Average Water. It needs Full Sun for its proper growth.

Season and care of Acerola

Many a times, care of plants is dependent on the season of the plant. Hence season and care of Acerola is important if you are planning to plant it in your garden. It is a Annual and Perennial plant. Acerola is a very important plant from Perennial Flowers. There are Not Available varieties of this plant, among which some popular species are: Not Available. This plant's habitat is Dry areas, Well Drained and Woodlands and it comes in the hardiness zone 9-11. If you want to keep your garden blooming for all year, grow different plants which blooms in different seasons. Also, understanding habitat of plants is necessary to know, it helps to adjust the environment of the plant like the type of soil and temperature needed for it, according to region it originated from.