Blackberry Jam Plant (Randia formosa)
This listing is for ONE (1) Blackberry Jam Plant (Randia formosa) live PLANT, about 6 to 12" high. We will trim your plant to fit in it's shipping box.
(Please see our separate listing for seeds of this plant)
Add this easy to grow, exquisite tasting fruit to your Plant Collection. Highly container growing suitable. PLEASE READ BELOW WHAT 'TIPS'THAT WE OFFER FOR CULTIVATING THIS PLANT. Once planted, you must keep these tropical plants evenly watered + warm at all times (75-85 degrees).
PLEASE NOTE THAT WRITTEN GROWING INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT OFFERED WITH OR AFTER YOU RECEIVE YOUR SEEDS SAFELY. ONCE THIS LIVE PLANT IS SAFELY IN YOUR HANDS, WE ARE NO LONGER RESPONSIBLE. PLEASE ENJOY YOUR PERSONAL GARDENING PROJECT AT THIS POINT.
PLEASE PLAN ON READING UP ON THE SOIL REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ACID LOVING PLANT. WE OFFER A FEW GROWING TIPS THAT HAVE WORKED FOR US HERE IN MAUI'S YEAR ROUND OUTDOOR GROWING CLIMATE BUT YOU WILL NEED TO RESEARCH WHAT THIS PLANT LIKES/NEEDS TO THRIVE WHERE YOU LIVE.
The biggest thing that we see Novice gardeners do is 1.Allow the seeds/plant to get too cold or too hot. 2.Let the seeds/plant dry out. These are the two main factors that will kill a seed or developing plant quite effectively. We guarantee that these are as fresh as humanly possible wet packed Maui seeds. We do not guarantee your ability or skill to grow them.
These plants stay neat and compact and seem very happy growing in containers or the garden. We have a small garden area (shown) with a grouping of these plants happily growing in one bed. I have my acid loving plants growing with a 50/50 mix of perlite and peat moss. I keep them watered evenly and give them cold coffee grounds and left over cold coffee weekly.
I like to get my plants growing with a nice root system before planting them outdoors in garden soil.
The flowers of the Blackberry Jam Plant/Randia formosa form into small fruits. The petite snowy white flowers remind me of tiny Gardenia blossoms. The flowers will produce small green fruits. Once the fruit matures and turns yellow you can open it up and find the Blackberry 'jam' inside.
All live plants are taken for Hawaii State Agricultural Inspection before shipment. Live Plants usually ship MONDAYS, sometimes Tuesdays if needed.
All photos copyright Tamara Bockius/MauiSeeds.com
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