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Right now I have about 16, small Grewia asiatica (Phalsa) plants...they're about 3-4 inch tall, but rooted well enough to ship.

Each plant cost $4...shipping cost $5  (I can send up to about 7 plants in small USPS flat rate box)

can ship anywhere in USA.

please email flyingfoxfruits@gmail.com to place orders.

thanks!
Adam

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2015, 06:15:38 PM »
PM sent! ;D

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2015, 08:45:46 AM »
Just to say that the two plants arrive in good shape!  ;D Do you have any growing tips, i think they grow fast...  ;)

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2015, 07:43:43 PM »
Just to say that the two plants arrive in good shape!  ;D Do you have any growing tips, i think they grow fast...  ;)

Luis,

i notice they grow slow for me!

don't over water them!

keep them in full sun, or part sun when small (but full sun is best once the plant is a bit larger)

it will defoliate when it gets cold, but its not easily killed by a freeze....it resprouts from the roots if it gets hurt badly by the cold.

good luck with the plants..i bet it will take at least 2yrs to fruit.

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2015, 05:58:41 AM »
Just to say that the two plants arrive in good shape!  ;D Do you have any growing tips, i think they grow fast...  ;)

Luis,

i notice they grow slow for me!

don't over water them!

keep them in full sun, or part sun when small (but full sun is best once the plant is a bit larger)

it will defoliate when it gets cold, but its not easily killed by a freeze....it resprouts from the roots if it gets hurt badly by the cold.

good luck with the plants..i bet it will take at least 2yrs to fruit.
Thank you so much my friend! I keep them inside but i see it's better to keep them outside in my protected varanda...

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2015, 09:40:21 AM »
Just to say that the two plants arrive in good shape!  ;D Do you have any growing tips, i think they grow fast...  ;)

Luis,

i notice they grow slow for me!

don't over water them!

keep them in full sun, or part sun when small (but full sun is best once the plant is a bit larger)

it will defoliate when it gets cold, but its not easily killed by a freeze....it resprouts from the roots if it gets hurt badly by the cold.

good luck with the plants..i bet it will take at least 2yrs to fruit.
Thank you so much my friend! I keep them inside but i see it's better to keep them outside in my protected varanda...

Time to move my plant into full sun.  Thanks, Adam.
~Jeff

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2015, 10:10:13 AM »
if you haven't tasted this fruit yet, I'd put it in the same class as Muntingia calabura (which I regard highly)...very tasty, and you have to eat at least a handful to get your fill.

it's a small, nutritious fruit, that you can snack on all day...

I really enjoy the 3 different phases at which you can eat the fruit...the astringency is pleasant when you eat them early...it feels like it cleans your teeth and gums!

sherbert berry is a good name for the fruit...it has a delicious tropical flavor I can't really describe...maybe like a slightly astringent apple/mangosteen flavor??

Just to say that the two plants arrive in good shape!  ;D Do you have any growing tips, i think they grow fast...  ;)

Luis,

i notice they grow slow for me!

don't over water them!

keep them in full sun, or part sun when small (but full sun is best once the plant is a bit larger)

it will defoliate when it gets cold, but its not easily killed by a freeze....it resprouts from the roots if it gets hurt badly by the cold.

good luck with the plants..i bet it will take at least 2yrs to fruit.
Thank you so much my friend! I keep them inside but i see it's better to keep them outside in my protected varanda...

Time to move my plant into full sun.  Thanks, Adam.

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2015, 10:13:01 AM »
if you haven't tasted this fruit yet, I'd put it in the same class as Muntingia calabura (which I regard highly)...very tasty, and you have to eat at least a handful to get your fill.

it's a small, nutritious fruit, that you can snack on all day...

I really enjoy the 3 different phases at which you can eat the fruit...the astringency is pleasant when you eat them early...it feels like it cleans your teeth and gums!

sherbert berry is a good name for the fruit...it has a delicious tropical flavor I can't really describe...maybe like a slightly astringent apple/mangosteen flavor??

Just to say that the two plants arrive in good shape!  ;D Do you have any growing tips, i think they grow fast...  ;)

Luis,

i notice they grow slow for me!

don't over water them!

keep them in full sun, or part sun when small (but full sun is best once the plant is a bit larger)

it will defoliate when it gets cold, but its not easily killed by a freeze....it resprouts from the roots if it gets hurt badly by the cold.

good luck with the plants..i bet it will take at least 2yrs to fruit.
Thank you so much my friend! I keep them inside but i see it's better to keep them outside in my protected varanda...

Time to move my plant into full sun.  Thanks, Adam.

Maybe time to get a few more of these
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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2015, 12:02:53 PM »
Adam, do phalsa plants handle wet feet?  What other growing requirements do they have?  I've been trying to figure out what to give my phalsa to get it to stop dying back -- I can't tell if it dislikes the wind it's getting, or the wet feet from being in a bot in a saucer of water.  It dies back after growing a bit, and then starts growing again only to die back again.

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2015, 08:05:23 PM »
Adam, do phalsa plants handle wet feet?  What other growing requirements do they have?  I've been trying to figure out what to give my phalsa to get it to stop dying back -- I can't tell if it dislikes the wind it's getting, or the wet feet from being in a bot in a saucer of water.  It dies back after growing a bit, and then starts growing again only to die back again.

protect it from wind!  and don't give it wet feet!

that's two things I"m thinking they don't appreciate, especially if small plants!!

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Re: Grewia asiatica (Phalsa or Sherbert Berry) small plants for sale
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2015, 11:19:26 AM »
I guess that's two strikes against me :/

I'll give it a better draining location and better wind protection...

 

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