Description for Syzygium australe
Syzygium is a genus of flowering plants that belongs to the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. The genus comprises about 1200Ã¢â‚¬â€œ1800 species, and has a native range that extends from Africa and Madagascar through southern Asia east through the Pacific.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Syzygium cumini, known as jambul, jambolan, jamblang||-||-||10.00 to 15.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.
|Full sun||Well drained soil||Medium||30 to 40 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Syzygium australe
- To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants. Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
Typical uses of Syzygium australe
Special features: Small landscape tree.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Syzygium cumini (S. cumini) (L.) Skeels (jambolan) is one of the widely used medicinal plants in the treatment of various diseases in particular diabetes.
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