Syzygium cordatum growing tree of the genus Syzygium also known as Water berry tree, Syzygium cordatum perennial evergreen plant with edible fruits, fragrant flowers and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+
Leaves green in oval shape, the leaves are shiny and when the leaf is young it grow in red color.
Flower fragrance, color white with multiple stamen like needle and the flowers grow in clusters,
Syzygium cordatum fruits
Fruit color is purple-black, the fruit taste sweet with astringent
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Requirements for Syzygium cordatum growing and care:
More than -2 C but better 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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
The seeds grow too easily and can be invasive in the garden
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
For design to easier pick
Size of the plant?
7-15 m, 21-45 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White flowers with multiple stamen like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring / early summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Syzygium cordatum fruits?
Eat raw, alcohol, jams
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit
Require to eat it fully ripen cause the fruit astringent