How to grow Malay apple

Malay apple growing tree of the genus Syzygium also known as Syzygium malaccense, Malay apple perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+

Leaves are shiny and when the leaf is young it grow in red color

Flower color pink with multiple stamen like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,

Malay apple fruits

Fruit color is white the peal can be: purple, red, green, orange or pink, fruit shape is round or pear shape, taste watery sweet with astringent sometimes reminds Pear or Apple

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Requirements for Malay apple growing and care:

Frost free, when the tree is young have to be frost free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if the fruit not for your test, graft

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Seeds grow too easily and can be invasive in the garden

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, ants

Pruning season:

How to prune:
For design to easier pick

Size of the plant?
5-12 m, 15-40 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Pink flowers with multiple stamen like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Malay apple fruits?
Eat raw

Work requirements on the fruit:
Should be cover with net if there is fruit fly

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Ripening of fruit
Require to eat it fully ripen cause the fruit astringent

Scientific name:

Syzygium malaccense

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone