Syzygium malaccense


Syzygium malaccense, the Malay apple, is a productive tropical fruit tree in the guava family (Myrtaceae).  The fruits are pear shaped, about 3 inches in diameter and 4 inches long, red, with a white, juicy pulp.  The pulp is sweet, juicy, aromatic and flavorful, especially when tree ripened.  The beautiful hot purple sepals carpet the ground during the flowering season.


Syzygium malaccense (Malay apple) flowers






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