Also known as
acerola, nancerol, acerola, nancerol, acerola, nancerol, acerola cherry, Barbados cherry, West Indian cherry, wild crepe myrtle and barabdos cherry
How to care for Acerola Cherry
Acerola Cherry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Oakland, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 7th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
February 5th, 2023
Oakland is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to increase by 39.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.8 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
February 7th, 2023
This month, Oakland is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 12.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of day…
Acerola Cherry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ⛅.
Acerola Cherry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Acerola Cherry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
February 4th, 2023
The growing potential in Oakland is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…