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Strawberry Tree

Muntingia calabura

$37.95
$39.95 (5% Off)

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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95
-t- Planting Mix
Strawberry Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Strawberry Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95
-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

$14.95
-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator
$19.95

Growing Zones: 4-7 patio / 8-11 outdoors
(hardy down to 20℉)



Growing Zones 8-11 outdoors
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-30 ft.

Mature Width:

15-30 ft.

Sunlight:

Full-Partial

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

Late Summer

Botanical Name:

Muntingia calabura

Does Not Ship To:

AZ



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Unique, Sweet and Sour Refreshing Berries

The Strawberry Tree, or 'Muntingia calabura', is an energetic tree that attracts attention all year with its vibrant colors that cause it to stand out as a unique and beautiful tree. Strawberry Trees are also extremely popular for the pounds of delicious fruit they produce every summer.

Glossy green leaves draw visual attention to the Strawberry trees during every season, but the real show starts when it blooms in the fall. Thousands of bell shaped white to pink blossoms erupt to fill landscapes with pops of color when other plants are entering dormancy.

Before you know it your Strawberry tree will be growing tons of bright yellow and red fruits that slightly resemble strawberries, giving this tree its name. The colorful fruit hangs all over the tree creating a visual spectacle that remains unrivaled.

The unique fruit has soft inner flesh with a mildly sweet flavor, similar to a fig. It's very popular to use the fruit of a Strawberry tree to produce sweet preserves and jams, but it's also often used for making wines.

Strawberry Trees, also known as 'Cane Apple Trees', have a compact space saving size, which makes them perfect for radiant hedgerows and border plantings. With their high level of drought tolerance they can survive in hot and dry conditions in the south.

The fuss-free Strawberry tree will thrive in a variety of different soils and conditions, and even makes for the perfect container tree. Place a few in containers to frame your entry ways or keep your trees inside, they will act as stunning accent pieces that will amaze your family and friends with their vivid colors.

Don't miss out on adding Strawberry Trees to your collection. Be sure to order yours while supplies last.



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Strawberry Tree Pollination

Strawberry Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Strawberry Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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Extremely happy with my tree.
This tree came bigger than expected. It's a wonderful looking specimen. It even had fruit in it. I'm so extactic about watching it grow.
One of the fruit
Strawberry tree aka Jamaican cherry
September 17, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
9
Tree was DOA but customer service gave me hope
My strawberry tree had lost all of its leaves and was in very poor shape when it showed up. The peat rich soil was bone dry in the pot. I realize that it needed to cross the country, but was very surprised at the bone dry soil. I felt really disappointed! I called customer service and the very helpful representative said they would send a replacement. Thank you! I cut back the current plant severely, watered the soil, and placed the plant in a sheltered location with hopes that it may spring back. I will keep you posted on the saga.
July 19, 2018
Growing Zone:
10
Cute tree
I purchased this tree and it arrived with fruit on it. I’ve pruned it and plantes it and its alreasy growing new leaves. I can’t wait to see what the fruit taste likes.
Tree arrived with fruit
Tree located behind orange tree
New leaves alreasy feowing after pruning.  Two weeks in my possesion.
May 31, 2018
Growing Zone:
9

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Strawberry Tree


Strawberry Tree Planting Diretions

The strawberry tree (Muntingia Calabura) is an evergreen tree recommended for USDA growing zones 8-11 or colder growing zones such as 4-7 if growing in a container. These trees will get fairly large, averaging a mature height and width of 15-30 feet. It has dark green, leathery, but glossy leaves. In the fall, when all other trees are losing their leaves, this tree starts producing pale pink and white bell-shaped flowers. Soon after, small yellow and red fruits resembling strawberries appear and will stay on the trees throughout the winter months making them a perfect food source for birds. With their mildly sweet flavor, they are often made into preserves, jams and even wine.

Seasonal Information: An established strawberry tree is hardy if exposed to brief cold snap temperatures of 20 degrees. They do best in hot and dry conditions in the south where risk of frost damage is minimal.

Location: Choose a location where your strawberry tree will receive full or partial sunlight and the soil drains well. They prefer acidic soil but can tolerate a variety of conditions and do well in coastal areas as they are salt-tolerant.

Planting Directions:
1) Dig a hole for your strawberry tree that is three times as wide as the root ball and equal in depth.
2) Remove your tree from its container and place into the hole, ensuring it is standing upright and the top of the root ball is even with the ground.
3) Begin backfilling the hole with existing soil, tamping down lightly as you fill. Amend the soil with compost or peat moss to improve drainage.
4) Immediately water the area to settle the soil and help to eliminate air pockets.
5) Mulch around the base of the tree to conserve soil moisture and prevent weeds/grass from growing.


Watering: Water your tree regularly while it is establishing. Ensure the soil is moist, but not too wet. Once established, they are drought-tolerant so your normal rainfall will be enough unless you are experiencing extreme droughts or heat.


Fertilization: Apply an organic fertilizer or a slow-release fertilizer in spring.


Pests and Diseases: They are virtually pest free and disease resistant, but fungal issues can occur. A fungicide will help to prevent the spread of fungus.


Pruning: Very little pruning is needed to maintain the tree. Any diseased or broken branches can be pruned in spring.

Planting & Care

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Looked interesting.
Magdalene V on Jul 23, 2018
cold hardy and a lot of fruit.
dung b on Feb 15, 2016
Looked interesting.
Magdalene V on Jul 23, 2018
Looked different good zone coverage and shade
E L on May 14, 2018
cold hardy and a lot of fruit.
dung b on Feb 15, 2016
Looked different good zone coverage and shade
E L on May 14, 2018
Can the strawberry tree grow in a container?
Janice H on Aug 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes. The Strawberry Tree can be grown in a container as long as it is a well draining container. It has to be brought inside if you are Growing Zones: 4-7 . If you are in growing zones 8-11 outdoor planting is fine.

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