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Jabotica plant height
« on: October 15, 2020, 09:58:01 AM »
how big do Jaboticabas trees grow in Florida? I recently planted a Black and a Red variety in the ground and am concern about the height of these trees and if I should move them to pots or another location..
there is a lot of conflicting info. online. some websites say that they grow to around 15ft and others about 35 feet

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Re: Jabotica plant height
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2020, 10:13:37 AM »
I have heard that they can grow 20+ feet, but they are slow growers so it would take a long time to reach that height.
« Last Edit: October 15, 2020, 10:16:43 AM by Jaboticaba45 »
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Re: Jabotica plant height
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2020, 10:30:59 AM »
For the Sabara, I have seen 12-15 feet in pots (200 - 500 gal pots) and larger in the ground.  As stated, they are in the slower side however how slow depends on care.

Biggest red I have seen in a pot is about 10 feet or so.  Dont think I have seen anything bigger in the ground but I would expect they will grow taller than that.
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Re: Jabotica plant height
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2020, 04:13:56 AM »


Sabara never gets too big for a huge pot.

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Re: Jabotica plant height
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2020, 05:24:07 AM »
Got more than a foot of new growth in a year on Sabara here in Florida.


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Re: Jabotica plant height
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2020, 09:12:59 AM »
Hopefully you have given the some room to grow, but they are a pretty slow growing tree. I have seen in pots and in the ground all over FL. Either way works, but I haven't seen many trees over 15 ft tall. The reds seem to stay shorter and squatty. Now Truncaflora I have seen very large, they seem like faster growing. But over the next 5 years I dont think you will have much to worry about growth, you can always shape and trim the trees too.

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Re: Jabotica plant height
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2020, 05:39:47 PM »
My tallest scarlet is about 11 feet tall to the tip at nearly 7 years old and is in the ground and tall and thin.

 

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