Sherbet Berry - Grewia asiatica
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Sherbet Berry, a drought-tolerant deciduous shrub or small tree, produces a delicious fruit that is loaded with antioxidants and has many medicinal uses. Sherbet Berry is indigenous to Southeast Asia from Pakistan to Cambodia where it is well-known and cultivated. The berries (or phalsa) range in size from 1/4 to 1/2 inch in diameter. They can be eaten fresh or can be made into a tart, thirst-quenching beverage. A great indoor or outdoor plant. Scientific name: Grewia asiatica
• Average mature height: 6-15 feet
• Cold: Light frosts will cause leaves to shed but do not usually damage the plant.
• Light: Full to part sun
• Soil: Adapts to a wide variety of soils.
• Water: Average watering needs
• Zones: 9-11
A baby plant, that is 3-8 inches tall, will arrive at your home in a 3-inch-deep pot. Then, raise your new baby to maturity under your caring, green thumb.
Questions or Problems?
We have shipped thousands of plants safely to their destinations; however, please send us a picture of your plant(s) within 48 hours of arrival if you have any questions or problems. We can then assess for our Live Delivery Guarantee.
A few leaves may die during shipping. No fear! It's still healthy and will grow new leaves. Trim old growth and repot into a larger pot to encourage new growth.
Power up your fruit, nut, berry and bean plants with Wellspring Gardens' premium slow-release Fruit, Nut & Berry Fuel. Apply the specified amount to your plant's soil surface. The formula lasts 90 days when soil temperature is 80°.
• 5-inch round pot: 3/4 tablespoon
• 1-gallon potted plant: 3 tablespoons
• 2-gallon potted plant: 6 tablespoons
Cold Weather Shipping
We don’t advise shipping in freezing temperatures. Please ensure temperature lows in your area aren't under 35℉ when you order. If they are that low, just email us and we will be happy to hold your order. Also, make sure to track your package closely and retrieve it as soon as it arrives. We insulate packages bound for cold destinations. We do not, however, use heat packs.