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Syzygium jambos, Eugenia jambos, Jambosa jambos, Rose apple, Malabar Plum, Pomme rosa

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Syzygium jambos, Eugenia jambos, Jambosa jambos

Rose apple, Malabar Plum, Pomme rosa
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: East Indies and Malaya
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Rose Apple is a popular fruit native to Southeast Asia. The beautiful blossoms contain hundreds of showy stamens. The crisp and juicy fruits are very distinctly rose scented and highly prized for jellies and confections. The plant is easy to grow, moderately cold hardy and tolerates poor soils. Makes an attractive, wide-spreading shade tree as well as compact and bushy container fruiting plant.

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