Syzygium Cumini, Jamun - Plant

The evergreen Jamun plant bears amazing fruits.
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About Syzygium Cumini

The evergreen Jamun plant, with oblong opposite leaves that are smooth, glossy and having a terpentine smell. Jamun has fragrant white flowers in branched clusters at stem tips and purplish-black oval edible berries. The leaves are antibacterial and are used for strengthening the teeth and gums.

The fruit and seeds are sweet, acrid, sour.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Java plum, Jamun, Malabar plum,
Maximum Reachable Height 30 m
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time March to April
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
  • Keep moist in winter.

    Syzygium Cumini care

    S. cumini prefers moist locations and will tolerate waterlogging thus is commonly found on riverbanks. Despite its ability to thrive in low, wet areas, the tree also grows well on higher land if well-drained such as loams, marls, sands or oolitic limestone.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Moist
    Temperature 13 to 27 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Syzygium Cumini special feature

    Food (Herb & Spice: In Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and India, the leaves are used fresh as a culinary herb which has a similar, but stronger flavor than Coriander (Coriandrum sativum).The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines.

    Syzygium Cumini uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • The fruit and seeds used in diabetes, diarrhea, and ringworm
    • The bark is astringent, sweet sour, diuretic, digestive and anthelmintic

    Culinary Use:

    • Uses in the making jams

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Is jamun fruit good for diabetics?

    Yes according to the published research jamun fruit good for diabetics

    What is jamun fruit called in english?

    In English, Jamun fruit is known as Syzygium cumini

    How to grow jamun plant from seed?

    1. Fill the seed-raising tray up to approximately 1/2 inch from the top with moist potting soil. Firm the soil in the container with your fingers. 2. Soak tamarind seeds overnight in warm water to speed up germination. Spread the seeds over the soil in the seed-raising tray. Sprinkle a 1/8-inch layer of soil over the seeds. Lightly tamp the soil with your fingertips so it sits firmly over the seeds. 3. Water the seeds with a spray bottle; aim to keep the soil moist, not soggy. 4. Cover the seed-raising tray with clear plastic wrap or cover to insulate the seeds and to help maintain the soil moisture until the seeds germinate. 5. Place the seed tray in a sunny area. Moisten the soil, as needed, throughout the germination process. Expect the seeds to germinate within approximately one month. 6. Transplant the seedlings to individual pots once their second set of true leaves appear. Plant them outdoors in a sun-filled area at the beginning of summer

    How to plant jamun seeds?

    1. Fill the seed-raising tray up to approximately 1/2 inch from the top with moist potting soil. Firm the soil in the container with your fingers. 2. Soak tamarind seeds overnight in warm water to speed up germination. Spread the seeds over the soil in the seed-raising tray. Sprinkle a 1/8-inch layer of soil over the seeds. Lightly tamp the soil with your fingertips so it sits firmly over the seeds. 3. Water the seeds with a spray bottle; aim to keep the soil moist, not soggy. 4. Cover the seed-raising tray with clear plastic wrap or cover to insulate the seeds and to help maintain the soil moisture until the seeds germinate. 5. Place the seed tray in a sunny area. Moisten the soil, as needed, throughout the germination process. Expect the seeds to germinate within approximately one month. 6. Transplant the seedlings to individual pots once their second set of true leaves appear. Plant them outdoors in a sun-filled area at the beginning of summer

    How to grow jamun tree?

    Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor in direct bright light. Protect the plant from the afternoon direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

    Does jamun tree have flowers?

    Yes, jamun tree have flowers

    What is jamun fruit?

    The fruit is oblong, ovoid. Unripe fruit looks green. As it matures, its color changes to pink, then to shining crimson red and finally to black color.

    Is jamun fruit good for health?

    Jamun or Black plum is an important summer fruit, associated with many health and medicinal benefits.



    Reviews

    Tuesday, 17 March 2020

    How often I need to water it?

    Aakash

    Monday, 02 March 2020

    Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?

    Veena Vimal Kumar

    Friday, 07 February 2020

    Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good

    Namrata Patel
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