Very tasty sweet cherry flavor, Climax Height & Spread: Shrub or tree growing 10'-20' high, Narrow. Sure, but you must do it quickly. Cherry of the Rio Grande fruits are often eaten fresh, or used to make jams, jellies, and juices. Cherry of the Rio Grand Trees enjoy a well drained, general potting mix easily found at your local box store. Once a plant arrives at our nursery, they are cared for with organic and natural practices. These are authentic NELITA seedlings! CHERRY OF THE RIO GRANDE - NELITA VARIETY - HUGE FRUIT! Said to have made it through Florida's great freeze in Gainsville. With our state of the art packaging we can ensure that your new plant arrives in style. Cherry of Rio Grande. Small/medium, 1-2" around, deep red to purple berry, resembling the grumichama (though more elongated and much larger) and several other Eugenia species. **Please understand, we are unable to constantly monitor the temperatures across the entire United States. Orders placed from these areas will be refunded and cancelled. Remember try to stay away from arid or wet, mucky soils. MY ORDER JUST ARRIVED, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO THE PLANTS? To ensure proper delivery most orders will take 1 - 3 weeks. When you receive this plant, simply remove the plastic and check moisture in the soil. Add prepared fruits to baked goods and breakfast cereals or yogurts and parfaits. click here. Native to Brazil this shrub is highly drought and soil tolerant and requires very little maintenance. In these regions you are accepting full responsibility for the shipment and understand the risks involved due to distance and temperatures. If planting in the ground, check your weather forecast to ensure frost or freezing tempreatures have passed for the year. "For sale is a live plant with established root system in a pot. (Note: The item sku number can be found just below the buy button.) You may want to order your Cherry of the Rio Grand Tree (eugenia aggregata) online now while they are in stock, supplies are limited. Soil & Site Requirements: Prefers slightly acidic soil, tolerant of a variety of soils. Our new landscape plugs come in 3 sizes, 5" deep x 2.5" round, 7" deep x 2" round and 9" deep x 2.5" round and are designated with a -5, -7 or -9 respectively. Regardless, it just traveled a great journey to get to its new home, so give it some time to accumlate! Native to Brazil, the cherry of the Rio Grande can be eaten fresh, used for jellies and jams, or frozen. ***Images of fruit or edible qualities are provided from our nursery's stock of producing plants to show the potential yield of of our fruiting & edible plants. Cherry of the Rio Grande. We're sorry. If for any reason you need to cancel an order it must be done ASAP for a full refund. All Cherry of the Rio Grand Trees for sale will vary in size. It is best to acclimate this plant to its environment by keeping it outside and slowly moving it into a sunny area over a week or two to avoid stress before planting. Eugenia involucrata. Hawaiian Beehive Ginger Plant (zingiber spectabile), Lg. Easy to grow with low maintenance habits makes Cherry of the Rio Grande a highly sought after evergreen shrub. Sorry, no we don't. If you have questions about your order, please contact us via email. Our new, reusable, recyclable deep plugs are 7 or 9 inches deep and 2 or 2.5 inches in width. All Cherry of the Rio Grand Trees for sale will vary in size. Immediately unpack your plants very carefully, most damage occurs in the hurried attempt to see the new plants. WHAT DO I DO IF MY SHIPMENT ARRIVES CRUSHED OR DAMAGED? Cherry of the Rio Grande -- best cherry tree to plant if you live in zone 9 or 10 and crave the taste of fresh cherries! If you know the temperatures in your area are not conducive to shipping plants enclosed in a box from Florida to your location, please wait until temperatures are more favorable. Copyright 2020 © Botanical Growers Network / Hampton Fl. Orders shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and internationally will not be accepted. If we are out of a particular size item, we may ship a larger size at no additional charge. When your plants arrive you will need to water them if necessary. If you have any issues contact UPS, not us. Cherry of the Rio Grande Eugenia aggregata. Quality in plant propagation is of upmost importance when seeking nutrition & medicinal value from edible plants! You will have to do your research. UPS ® has proven themselves in the industry and have become the carrier of choice for our family of growers. As the tree gets older the bark peels off, resulting in a smooth and very attractive trunk.