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Rose apple fruit tree. In california it is planted as far north as san francisco for its ornamental foliage and flowers. Leaves are shiny and when the leaf is young it grow in red color flower color white. The leaves are thin narrowly lanceolate coriaceous spanning a length of 10 cm to 23 cm and a width of 25 cm to 5 cm with along acuminate apex cuneate base and petioles measuring 05 to 1 cm in length.
Customers also shopped for. The rose apple is a highly decorative evergreen large shrub or small tree growing to about 20 feet with low spreading branches and pale brown bark. The rose apples white and slightly greenish flower poof is visually captivating and unmistakable to the variety.
Youll find the rose apple plant technically called syzygium jambos in tropical and subtropical areas where a mature tree will yield 5 lbs. The fruit on this plant does not actually resemble an apple the plant is a member of the myrtle family according to indianas purdue university. Despite the name rose apples are not related to roses or apples.
It is wide spreading and often will be wider than its height. This shopping feature will continue to load items. In fact rose apples are closely related to guava and although there are multiple species the most commonly eaten variety has the scientific name syzygium jambos.
Native to southeast asia the rose apple also referred to as pomarosa or jambos is highly regarded for its ornamental and fruit bearing qualities. The rose apple tree grows to a height of 6 m to 15 m and has a grayish brown bark. Available from these sellers.
The rose apple tree may be a shrub but is generally a tree in nature reaching 25 or even 40 ft in height and has a dense crown of slender wide spreading branches often the overall width exceeding the height. Its edible fruit is shaped like a small pear with a mild rose aroma and crisp watery flesh that is slightly bitter and tastes similar to bell pepper. Rose apple growing tree of the genus syzygium also known as syzygium jambos rose apple perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant can grow in tropic mediterranean subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9.
The plant has shiny and leathery leaves that have the size of 8 inches in length and 2 inches in width. The rose apple was introduced into florida at jacksonville before 1877 but as a fruit tree it is suited only to the central and southern parts of the state. The rose apple tree doesnt resemble an apple at all.
The tree has general height of 24 ft or more. The flowers of this tree are regularly beautiful. Flowers may bloom from late frost through the early spring.
A beautiful specimen is thriving in the rather cold windy rare fruit section of quail gardens in encinitas. The glossy leathery shiny leaves are about six to eight inches in length and about two inches in width. The plant is a shrub or a small tree that is actually native to southeast asia but it was spread throughout the world as an ornamental plant.
The rose apple is too large to make a suitable container plant description growth habit. The rose apple is used as food and as medicine.