Malpighia Pixie - acerola

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Usually grown for the vitamin C-rich red fruits, this dwarf selection is also desirable for the abundant bright pink windmill flowers that lure in birds and butterflies. It's a neat compact little shrub with so much going for it, it's bound to become a favourite.

Malpighia emarginata 'Pixie' PBR - acerola

DESCRIPTION: Dainty pink bird- and butterfly-attracting flowers on a compact shrub. After flowering, red fruit like miniature apples appears, very high in vitamin C and antioxidants.
USES: Grow for the nutritious fruit; hedging,feature shrub, bonsai and potted plant.
PLANTING: Plant in well draining well mulched soil in full sun to part shade. Needs it tropical to subtropical, definitely frost-free.
CARE: A light clip and slow-release fertiliser once a year will keep it looking good.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  1.5m H x 1.5m W
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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