Jambu, White Guava, love apple - Plant
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: Love Apple.
Height: 10-20 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Full sun.
Soil: Moist and fertile
Water: Occasional watering.
Temprature: Consistently above 60 degrees Fahrenheit to successfully fruit.
Fertilizer: Twice monthly feeding with balanced, 15-15-15 analysis fertilizer to support their growth.
- The skin of ripe jambu fruit is very thin, so care must be taken when harvesting them to avoid puncturing or bruising their flesh.
- The fruit can be eaten out of hand or prepared in a tossed salad for a different culinary treat.