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Water Apple Live Plants (Syzygium samarangense)

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Plant Type

Water Apple/ Syzgium Samarangenese is a species of flowering plant in the family Myrtaceous, native to an area that includes the Greater Sunda Islands, Malay Peninsula, and the Andaman and  Nicobar Islands. Common names in English include Wax Apple, Java Apple, Semarang Rose- Apple, and Wax Jambu.

The pear-shaped fruit is waxy, with a flesh that is spongy, dry to juicy, subacid and very bland in flavour. This succulent fruit, when mature, has a bright red color, is crunchy, quite sweet in taste, being widely eaten and relished as such. 

Ripened water apple has extensive culinary uses, as it infuses a delicious essence into salads, juices, smoothies, ice creams, and jams.

Common Name: Watery Rose Apple, Rose Apple, or Love Apple

Botanical Name: Syzygium samarangens

Blooming time/Fruiting: 5-6 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.