Water Apple

  • Scientific name: Syzygium samarangense (Rose apple)

 

  • Place of origin: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Malay Peninsula.
     
  • Description: Trees grow to 6m and bear pink crisp and juicy, bell-shaped fruits twice a year; about 500 fruits per yield.

 

  • Grow best: Easy to grow in tropical and sub-tropical countries and require bright sunlight and adequate water.
     

 

  • Use: Fruits eaten on their own or in salads.