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Jambu, White Guava, love apple - Plant

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A member of the myrtle family, this fruit is the smallest in a group of similar fruits of the Syzygium genus.
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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

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
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

Special features:

Culinary use: The fruit can be eaten out of hand or prepared in a tossed salad for a different culinary treat.

References

    http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/jambu.htm http://homeguides.sfgate.com/jambu-fruit-plant-104657.html

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