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Sherbet Berry Tree

Tropical Elegance, Tangy Delights: Fruits Summer


Container Plant 15°-20°
Growing Zone 8B - 11B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Sherbet Berry Tree – Tropical Elegance, Tangy Delights

Introducing the Sherbet Berry Tree, a symphony of tropical elegance and tangy delights that adds a touch of exotic allure to your Fruitscape™. This remarkable tree graces your garden with its striking appearance and rewards you with a bountiful harvest of delectable and uniquely flavored sherbet berries.

The Sherbet Berry Tree stands out with its glossy, dark-green leaves and a compact growth habit that fits well in various garden settings. As the tree matures, it bears clusters of small, round berries that start green, gradually transitioning to vibrant shades of yellow, orange, and red. These sherbet berries are a sensory delight, offering a harmonious blend of tanginess and sweetness that awakens your taste buds.

For optimal growth and berry production, plant your Sherbet Berry Tree in well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH level (pH 6.0 to 7.0). This tree thrives in full sun to partial shade, ensuring that it receives ample sunlight for healthy growth and abundant fruiting. Regular watering during the growing season supports its overall vitality and helps develop the juicy and flavorful sherbet berries.

The Sherbet Berry Tree is a versatile choice, suitable for both Fruitscape™ enthusiasts and those looking to enjoy a unique addition to their garden. Whether you’re creating a lush tropical oasis, adding a colorful focal point, or simply curious about tasting the novelty of sherbet berries, this tree offers a compelling blend of beauty and flavor.

Elevate your garden’s charm with the captivating Sherbet Berry Tree. Order today and savor the delight of cultivating your own tangy and vibrant sherbet berries while enhancing your Fruitscape™ with this exceptional tree.

Container Plant15°-20°
Container PlantContainer Friendly
Growing Zone8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B
Mature Height10-15 FT
Mature Width8-10 FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
Spacing8-10 FT
SunlightPart to Full
Planting & Care

Fruitscaping with Sherbet Berry Trees

Sherbet Berries are a fairly new fruit for the Southern Garden. They hail from southern  Pakistan east to Cambodia. Widely cultivated, this fruit is used to make a popular beverage sold in the streets of Bombay. It has a sweet/tart sherbet like flavor. The fruit is loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C.

This plant holds a wide range of uses in it’s native country The fresh leaves are valued as fodder for live stock.The bark is used as a soap substitute in Burma. and the fiber extracted from the bark is made into rope. The wood is yellow-white, fine-grained, strong and flexible. It is used for archers’ bows, spear handles, shingles and poles for carrying loads on the shoulders. Stems that are pruned off serve as garden poles and for basket-making. Some of the medical uses are for the treatment for diarrhea. The root bark is employed in treating rheumatism. The leaves are applied on skin eruptions and they are known to have antibiotic action.

You could not ask for a more exotic-looking plant to plant within your edible landscape. This small shrub has large multi-colored heart shaped leaves. The plant is in a constant state of new growth, as it flowers and fruits through out the summer. Tuck into a shrubbery border or use as a show stopping specimen trees. Sherbet Berry Trees also enjoy being clipped and will fruit well in a patio container setting. They withstands some freezing, sprouting from the roots after winter freeze damage, to fruit within the summer season. In warmer areas it is beneficial to trim it hard to encourage new fruiting wood.

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Growing Guide

We do not currently have a growing guide for Sherbet Berry Trees. We are working on this and will add it in the near future. Contact us if you have questions on how to plant and nurture your Sherbet Berry Tree, and we will be glad to have one of our gardeners assist you.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

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