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Rose Myrtle Fruit Plant (Rhodomyrtus Tomentosa)

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Plant Type

Rose Myrtle (Rhodomyrtus Tomentosa) -

Botanical Name: Rhodomyrtus Tomentosa

Common Names: Downy Rose Myrtle, Kemunting, Downy Myrtle, Rose Myrtle

General Information:

Evergreen shrub or small tree.

Can reach heights of 1 to 4 meters.

Native to southern and southeast Asia.

Found in India, southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Sulawesi.

Produces a stunning display of rich rose-pink or mauve blooms.

Edible, 10–15 mm long, purple, round, three or four-celled.

Soft, with 40-45 seeds in a double row in each cell.


Fruits are often consumed raw.

Can be baked or cooked into jams and pies.

Fully ripe fruit has a sweet, blueberry-like flavor.

Medicinal Uses:

Traditionally used to treat dysentery and diarrhea.

Various parts (leaves, roots, buds, and fruits) are used in traditional Vietnamese, Chinese, and Malay medicine.

Fruits are used to boost the immune system.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate