POTTED PLANT (CACTUS FRUIT): Barbados Gooseerry Plants - Sold Per Potted Plant
By Nature Touch Farms From Jamaica
WHAT IS THE BARBADOS GOOSEBERRY???
BARBADOS GOOSEBERRY (Pereskia godseffiana) is commonly called Barbados, Spanish or West Indies Gooseberry, Lemon Vine, Sweet Mary, Blade Apple, Rose or Leaf Cactus
Pereskia is native to the rain forests of South America, but, nonetheless, is a true member of the cacti family. This cactus starts out as a heavily thorned, erect, woody shrub, and then spreads out to run and vine. Left unchecked, it will easily climb to cover a tree.
The leaves are cactus like and are a bright golden yellow. The new growth begins burgundy and fades to peach. The coloration will vary depending on light levels.
This plant flowers in the summer and fall. The flowers range in color from white to creamy yellow tinged pink, and have a light somewhat lemony fragrance. An edible fruit follows the flowers. The fruit is commonly used to make jam in Jamaica.
At Nature Touch Farms we use the leaves and fruits in our salads to add a truly citrus taste.
The edible fruits are very unique as they have edible leaves on them too which gives a wonderful flavour when eating.
Barbados Gooseberry is a unique item and makes a great conversation piece. It is frequently grown in hanging baskets, or hanging over a wall or fence.
Its thorny habit makes it useful as a boundary planting to discourage intruders.
Condition: One (1) Well rooted, starter size plant growing and shipped in a plastic pot. Plant will be a minimum of about 6 to 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping.
Common Name: Tropical Cactus
Bloom Form: Single
Mature Size: 8 feet
Fragrance: Light lemony
Suggested Uses: Feature, Focal, Boundary, Accent
House Plant Adaptive: Yes, but may require supplemental light
Color: Yellow peach flower, burgundy peach leaves
Special Features: Easy to grow, bright foliage, scented flowers, edible fruit
Species: Pereskia godseffiana
Sunlight: Full sun to light shade
Nature Touch Farms is your source for buying rare plants and fruit trees. Our online selection of rainforest tropicals, exotic fruit trees and fruit trees can bring the tropics to your back yard, greenhouse or garden.
Check out our wide selection of other tropical plants, subtropical plants and temperate climate plants.
We do take every possible care to grow healthy plants and send these out in the variety as labeled.
We are very careful with packing and handling our plants, however it is the responsibility of the purchaser to promptly unpack, plant and care for the plants appropriately once they arrive.
Please read cultivation notes for each variety carefully, as Nature Touch Farms will not be held accountable for the care of plants once they leave our premises.
Images are for reference purposes only. Actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.
We will dispatch your plant order as soon as possible.
Please note the plants are individually wrapped, prepped and packaged to ensure safety in transit and this takes time.
During busy periods, plant orders can take up to 7 days to process, so please notify us of any dates we need to take into account when sending your plants.
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ORDER PROCESSING & DELIVERY
pick up by appointment at our farm or plant nursery. Other delivery arrangements can be made for an additional fee.
Orders are normally processed & dispatched for delivery on Fridays, once the order has been made on or before Thursday 12 midday and payment has been cleared.
For GoCool Courier delivery pick ups are made from our location on Fridays and delivery done islandwide on Saturdays within the Kingston, Ocho Rios & Montego Bay areas. Other areas within the island, deliveries will be done on Mondays .
For Doorway Express delivery pick up are made from our location on Thursdays, and delivery done islandwide on Fridays within the Corporate Areas, Kingston, Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Spanish Town, May Pen & Mandeville on Fridays. Other areas within the island, deliveries will be done on Saturdays.
For each order a Tracking Number is provided to facilitate tracking of your delivery.
Orders can be collected between the hours of 10 am to 5 pm at the nearest Knutsford Express location or at our onsite location.
usually prep the fruit tree before shipping to prevent plant shock during the delivery process. 99% of the time, the trees arrive alive to their final destination. Our trees are shipped in a
grow bag with soil.
We do our very best to ensure that everything is perfect with your order and that you are 100% satisfied.
However, we know that sometimes even with our best efforts things can still go wrong.
Therefore, for every order purchased (fruits, vegetables, spices & seasonings) an additional 10% is provided FREE OF COST to replace any faults/damages/spoilage.
If you receive your order in an unsatisfactory condition, please take a few pictures and submit them via email to our email address: [email protected] or WhatsApp the pictures to 1-876-532--9441. Please do this within 24 hours of receiving your package.
We will review your email or WhatsApp message & pictures and get back to you within 5 working days.
Remember to keep the box in case we ask you to ship the package back to us at our expense.
WHAT IS YOUR WARRANTY & RETURN POLICY ON THE FRUIT TREES & OTHER PLANTS?
Our warranty only covers the fruit tree and other plants arriving alive and in fair condition. If you receive your fruit tree and/or plant in a condition in which the tree or plant may not survive, please take a few pictures and submit them via email to our address: [email protected] or WhatsApp the pictures to 1-876-532-9441. Please do this within 48 hours of receiving your tree or plant. We will review your email or WhatsApp message & pictures and get back to you within a few days. Remember to keep the box in case we ask you to ship the plant back to us at our expense. Our warranty does not apply once you have planted the tree or plant on the ground, pot and/or any other container.
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Nature Touch Farm has been in existence since 2004 and has grown from just being a farm which produces exotic watermelons, melons, lettuces, cabbages, plantains and numerous fruit trees.
We have expanded with the addition of our Plant Nurseries boasting a collection of close to 50 varieties of fruit trees.
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