Water apple tree for sale

Water apple growing tree of the genus Syzygium also known as Syzygium aqueum or Manzana de agua, Water apple perennial evergreen plant, used for the edible fruits also used as ornamental plant for the leaves, flowers and fruits also it’s fragrant, can grow in tropic mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+

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

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

Water apple fruits

Fruit color is white, purple, green, pink or, the fruit taste sweet watery with astringent and with imagination remind apple taste

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How to grow Water apple growing information and care:

Frost free and better than 10C(50F), organic material, rich soil, when the trees young better to cover with mulch

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed (explanation bellow) / Air layer

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if the fruit tasteless and it might happened graft on tree better cultivars

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

How to plant:
Dig a hole as deep as the current root ball plus extra 20-40%, put in the hole organic matter, hummus and dried leaves and mix it with some soil, put the tree and loos little bit the root ball above the hole, plant the tree and cover it and don’t push the soil too much strong but not too much lightly because it won’t be stable, after this put mulch to keep moist on soil, put water, for the next two weeks put every day (better in the morning) , better to take that the tree will be stable, and if not support it with bamboo or a stick that it won’t fall.

Planting season:
Spring to summer in hardiness zone 10b, spring to autumn, hardiness zone 11, all year hardiness zone 12+

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, ants

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
For design to easier pick

Size of the plant:
3-10 m, 10-30 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?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, in containers need to keep the plants small, start with pot that will be 20-50% more than the root ball, bigger the plant smaller the percentage, every time that the tree arrive to full capacity need to switch to bigger until arrives to desirable size, better to use this method because the soil lose the viability over time and it’s efficient of care for the tree, when the plant big need to switch part of the soil, drainage it’s important and need to make holes and to use peat soil and maybe some lava grit in the bottom or something like that, put a bottom for the container and when water the plant let it fill the bottom but also need to dry in the same day

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
White or pink with multiple stamens like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Water apple fruits?
Eat raw, juice, jams

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with net

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

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

How to grow Water apple from seed

Sowing requirement:
Fresh seeds the seeds lose their viability, rich soil, sunny location,

Saving seeds until sowing:
Room temperature, dark and dry location

Sowing season:
Possible from spring to autumn but will be the best in spring to early summer and in hardiness zone 10a after the last frost, in tropical climate possible also in the winter

Planting spacing:
Better plant each one in different pot because it’s easy to take care and then choose the best to transplant in the right location

Depth of Sowing:
2cm (1inche) from the top of the seeds

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Moist soil and full sun, peat soil and perlite or other light soil

Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water – keep the soil moist don’t let the soil dry, maybe put mulch to help to keep the moist of the soil

Germination time:
2 weeks to 1 month

Condition of seedling:
Seedling needs support of fertilizer with nitrogen in order to grow faster, weed free area and they will grow faster also sunny location and warm weather

Scientific name:

Syzygium aqueum

Alternative names: Manzana de agua, Watery rose apple, Brush cherry tree, Bell fruit, Eugenia aquea, Eugenia nodiflora, Pomarosa tree

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