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Syzygium jambos Rose apple Jambu mawar Mythaceae
 

Syzygium jambos, Rose apple, Jambu, Jambu mawar

 

Syzygium jambos, Rose apple, Jambu, Jambu mawar

Indigenous to the Malay Archipelago, this tree reaches a Syzygium jambos, Rose apple, Jambu, Jambu mawarheight of 30-40 ft (9-12 m) with a rounded crown.
The leaves are dark green and glossy and the fluffy, greenish white flowers are borne in large rounded clusters.
The edible, creamy pink to yellow, fragrant fruit have a decided taste of rose water.
Cultivation: The plants prefer full sun to part-shade and deep, moist, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter.
Prune to shape if necessary.
Propagate from fresh seed or cuttings.

  

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