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Veliyath Gardens

Bell Chamba Live Plants (Syzygium samarangense)

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Plant type

Like its name it is bell shaped red fruits with watery, spongy-crispy, faintly aromatic and thirst-quenching sweet flesh and its being widely eaten raw. The ripened water apple has extensive culinary uses, as it infuses a delicious essence to salads, juices, smoothies, ice creams and jams.

Common Name: Water Apple, Bell Apple, Bell Chamba

Botanical Name: Syzygium samarangense

Blooming time/Fruiting: 1 Years 

Maintenance required: Moderate

Planting and Care

The water apple is suited only to low altitudes in the tropics and areas where there is rainfall fairly well spaced throughout the year.

Special Feature

They comprise immense levels of vitamin C, vitamin B1, vitamin A, which guarantee optimal immunity, instant energy and enhanced eyesight. Significant quantities of vital trace minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium contribute towards increased red blood cell synthesis, strong, reinforced bones and joints, as well as alleviation of muscle cramps.


The water apple is mainly consumed by children, the appeal being largely its thirst-relieving character. Superior types are sometimes served sliced in salads. The wood is hard and is fashioned into small pieces of handicraft. A decoction of the astringent bark is a local application of thrush.