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Sherbet Berry Tree

100% Shipped in Pot, Just like buying in person.

Experience the exotic Sherbet Berry Tree, praised for its tangy, refreshing berries and lush foliage. Order online now for a vibrant addition to your garden.


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

Sherbet Berry Tree: Savor the Unique Flavors of Exotic Bliss

About the Fruit

Indulge in the rare delight of the Sherbet Berry, a tropical treasure that tantalizes the taste buds with its unique sweet and tangy profile. These exotic berries offer a succulent, creamy texture reminiscent of sherbet, hence their name. Bursting with a refreshing flavor, they are perfect for revitalizing summer drinks, exotic desserts, or simply enjoying fresh off the tree. The Sherbet Berry is not just a fruit; it’s an experience that transports you to a lush paradise with every bite.

What to Know About the Tree

The Sherbet Berry Tree is a visual spectacle as much as it is a culinary wonder. With its dense canopy of rich green foliage, this semi-decidous tree provides a lush backdrop to any garden setting. During the growing season, the Sherbet Berry Tree is adorned with clusters of small, star-shaped flowers, adding a touch of elegance to its robust frame. As a hardy species, it adapts well to various climates and is relatively easy to care for, making it a favorite among both novice and experienced gardeners alike.

Harvest Season

Come late spring to early summer, the Sherbet Berry Tree is ready to yield its bountiful harvest. The branches become bejeweled with the vibrant, purplish-red fruits, creating a striking contrast against the verdant leaves. This period not only marks a time of plentiful harvest but also turns the garden into a lively hub of natural beauty and activity, attracting birds and pollinators alike.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Imagine a fruitscape™ that offers more than just aesthetics; it provides a sensory journey through taste, sight, and scent. The Sherbet Berry Tree is the perfect candidate to enrich your personal fruitscape™. Its ornamental qualities and delectable berries present an innovative way to landscape with purpose. This tree can serve as a centerpiece or complement other fruiting plants, creating a symphony of flavors and colors in your outdoor sanctuary.

At Just Fruits and Exotics, our commitment to quality means each Sherbet Berry Tree is shipped 100% in pot, ensuring a seamless transition from our family to yours. Our superior packaging and hassle-free shipping mean that you receive your tree in pristine condition, ready to thrive. As a trusted online plant nursery with a family-owned charm, we invite you to infuse your garden with the essence of the tropics. The Sherbet Berry Tree is more than just a plant; it’s a lifestyle choice for the discerning gardener and fruit connoisseur.

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.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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