Rose Apple

Scientific Name: 
Syzygium jambos
Family Name: 
Myrtaceae
Place of Origin: 
Various
Plant Description: 
Spreading tree with glossy leaves
Plant Height: 
3-15m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Medicinal
Fuel
Of Interest: 
Rose-scented fruit can be eaten fresh, stewed or preserved. The wood is dense and can be used as a source of charcoal. Some cultures use parts of the tree in traditional medicines as it has some high-microbial properties
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Small Tree
Medium Tree
Spreading
Climate: 
Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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