Sherbet Berry - Grewia asiatica
Sherbet Berry, a drought tolerant deciduous shrub or small tree, produces delicious fruit that is loaded with antioxidants and has many medicinal uses. Sherbet Berry is indigenous to Southeast Asia from Pakistan to Cambodia where they are 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
Plant size. Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.