Growing Guide: Turks Cap, Mexican Apple

Plant Type:
Perennial Fruiting Shrub

Harvest Season:
Flowers and leaves: Year-round,

Fruit: Late Summer

Mature Size:
Up to 6 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:
Drought-tolerant, Prefers well-drained soil

Light Requirements:
Part Shade in Tropical Areas
Full Sun in Northern Zones

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast, Very Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Grown from cutting, ready to harvest within growing season