|SYZYGIUM JAVANICUM - Wax Jambu, Wax Apple |
This medium evergreen, rapid-growing tree from the East Indies needs cold protection (freezes at 28°F). Its leaves are very long with white flowers that form in clusters. The red, waxy-looking, pear-shaped (to 11⁄2") fruit has pure white flesh that is mildly sweet and watery. Propagated by seed, air layer and grafting.