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Buy Muntingia calabura (Singapore Cherry) - A Versatile Fruit Tree for Your Garden

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Singapore Cherry, Capulin, Chinese Cherry, Panama Berry, Calabur, Jamaica Cherry, Jam Tree
Regional name:
Marathi - Marathi – Paanchara, Tamil – Pazham, Telugu – Nakkaraegu, Kannada - Gasagase Hannina Mara


Shrubs, Trees, Fruit Plants

Malpighiaceae or Malphegia family

1. Introduction to the Singapore Cherry Tree

  • Scientific name: Muntingia calabura
  • Common names: Singapore Cherry, Jamaican Cherry, Strawberry Tree, Panama Berry
  • Origin: Tropical America and the Caribbean

2. Plantation of Singapore Cherry Tree

  • Climate: Tropical, subtropical
  • Soil: Well-draining, loamy, sandy, or clay soils
  • Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
  • Planting distance: 15-20 feet apart
  • Watering: Moderate, avoid over-watering

3. Growing the Singapore Cherry Tree

  • Growth rate: Fast-growing
  • Height: 20-40 feet
  • Spread: 15-25 feet
  • Flowering: White, fragrant flowers
  • Fruiting: Small, red, sweet berries

4. Care for the Singapore Cherry Tree

  • Pruning: Regular pruning for shape and size
  • Fertilizer: Balanced slow-release fertilizer, annually
  • Pest control: Monitor for pests like aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites
  • Disease management: Watch for fungal and bacterial infections

5. Benefits of the Singapore Cherry Tree

  • Edible fruit: Sweet, juicy, and nutritious berries
  • Medicinal uses: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties
  • Ecosystem support: Attracts pollinators and provides habitat for birds
  • Ornamental value: Attractive foliage, flowers, and fruit