Description for Jambu, White Guava, love apple
Jambu is a small tree or large shrub which grows on the average of 10 to 20 feet in height. The jambu fruit has a shiny, thin skin which varies from white to light red. About 1 inch long and 1-1.5 inches wide, they are shaped somewhat like a pear with a narrow neck and a wide apex.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Love Apple.||-||-||10-20 feet.||Easy.|
Planting and care
|Full sun.||Moist and fertile||Occasional watering.||Consistently above 60 degrees Fahrenheit to successfully fruit.||Twice monthly feeding with balanced, 15-15-15 analysis fertilizer to support their growth.|
Caring for Jambu
- The skin of ripe jambu fruit is very thin, so care must be taken when harvesting them to avoid puncturing or bruising their flesh.
Typical uses of Jambu
Culinary use: The fruit can be eaten out of hand or prepared in a tossed salad for a different culinary treat.