Turk’s Cap makes Fruit

My parents’ neighbor, Doris, gave me this plant many years ago.

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I found fruits on it for the first time today.

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The flower’s name is Turk’s Cap for obvious reasons.

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It is also called Sleepy Hibiscus because the blooms never open.

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Turk’s cap bloom with caterpillar,

It’s scientific name is Malaviscus arboreus.

The fruits look like little apples, manzanillas.

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The fruit breaks up into pieces that look like tiny apple slices.

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The Humming birds love the flowers.

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FLOWER

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