Strawberry Tree

AKA Jamaican Cherry, Muntingia calabura, Panama Berry, Singapore Cherry, Aratiles, Bajelly tree,  Mansanitas, Cotton Candy Fruit

*Not to be confused with the unrelated Arbutus Unedo which is also referred to as a Strawberry Tree.


Plant Details


The Strawberry Tree is a productive, fast growing tree that bears a lot of edible berry shaped fruits at many times throughout the year.

Strawberry Tree


Care


In the right climate, the Strawberry Tree can get very large. This tree thrives in poor soil and is drought tolerant. It may die in a frost.


Blooms


It’s nicknamed the Strawberry Tree because the white blooms resemble the flowers from a strawberry plant.