Strawberry Tree 3 gallon
days to maturity:
plant spacing: 1 plant per 30 square feet (tree gets very large)
sunlight requirements: 6-14 hours
look out for: not leaving enough space for this fast growing tree
harvest notes: harvest ripe fruit when bright pink
Muntingia aka strawberry tree aka cotton candy fruit is a really cool and unique tropical fruit tree that we love to plant but be forewarned: it gets really large so make sure you really have the room for it in your yard! If you are looking for a fast growing tall shade producing tree then strawberry tree just might be perfect for you. The tree produces its small pink cotton candy flavored fruit year round and while they are fun to eat it can be hard to catch them all so if you let them fall they make great chicken snacks.