Growing Guide: Maiden Berry

Common Names:
Maiden Berry,  Maravedi rhacoma, Florida Crossopetalum

Traditional Uses: 
Culinary, Folk Medicine

Native to:

Plant Type:
Perennial Evergreen Fruiting Shrub 

Harvest Season:
Year round


Mature Size:
Up to 10 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-draining limestone or clay soils. Drought tolerant. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade


Growth Rate: 
Moderate to Slow

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 10-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Our Maiden Berries are grown from seed and are capable of harvest after 1-3 years.