Surinam Cherry 1 gallon
Surinam Cherry 1 gallon
Surinam Cherry 1 gallon

Surinam Cherry 1 gallon

Regular price$20.00

Surinam Cherry 1 gallon

Pickup Miami, FL or SHIPPED

Surinam Cherry

Growing Surinam Cherry (Eugenia uniflora) can be a rewarding experience. Here are some tips to help you grow them successfully:
* Climate: Surinam Cherries thrive in tropical to subtropical climates. They are sensitive to frost, so make sure you plant them in an area with mild winters.
* Sunlight: These plants prefer full sun, so choose a location that receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight each day.
* Soil: Well-draining soil with good organic matter content is ideal. They can tolerate a range of soil types but prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil.
* Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season. However, they don't like to sit in waterlogged soil, so ensure good drainage.
* Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to encourage healthy growth and fruit production.
* Pruning: Prune your Surinam Cherry plant to maintain its shape and remove dead or crowded branches. This can also help improve air circulation.
* Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids and scale insects. Treat promptly if infestations occur. Surinam Cherries are relatively disease-resistant but can still be susceptible to fungal issues in overly wet conditions.
* Mulching: Applying a layer of mulch around the base of the plant can help retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and reduce weeds.
* Harvesting: The fruit turns from green to red when ripe. Harvest when they are fully red, as they do not ripen off the tree. They have a unique flavor, with both sweet and tart notes.
* Propagation: You can propagate Surinam Cherries from seeds, cuttings, or by air-layering. Cuttings are a common method for producing plants with known qualities.
Remember that patience is key when growing Surinam Cherries, as they may take a few years to start bearing fruit.

Shipping policy

We ship the largest plants we have. If your plant is bigger than the box they are meant to ship in we will bend the plant to make them fit. Within a week and proper sunlight, the plant will become straight again.

All of our packaging including the plastic bag, tape, and packing peanuts are compostable.

We ship our plants on Monday and Wednesday only, to insure plants arrive well. We do not Ship to California or outside of the continental United States. If you wish to receive a plant in Puerto Rico or Hawaii, etc. please contact us and we will give you the correct shipping price.

We put great care into packing our plants to insure a healthy plant arrival, however sometimes the shipping company does not ship on time or damages the package.

Take a picture of the damaged plant inside the open box on the day of arrival. We will not accept unpackaged plants (unless more than two are in the box) or images from a later date. We offer replacements or refunds ONLY if plants are dead (no green leaves) or did not arrive. For broken stems or wilted plants, please use the insurance claim connected to your tracking number that come along with the shipping as all our shipments are insured up to $100.

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