A member of the myrtle family, this fruit is the smallest in a group of similar fruits of the Syzygium genus.
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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
Planting and care
The skin of ripe jambu fruit is very thin, so care must be taken when harvesting them to avoid puncturing or bruising their flesh.
||Moist and fertile
||Consistently above 60 degrees Fahrenheit to successfully fruit.
||Twice monthly feeding with balanced, 15-15-15 analysis fertilizer to support their growth.
- The fruit can be eaten out of hand or prepared in a tossed salad for a different culinary treat