A member of the myrtle family, this fruit is the smallest in a group of similar fruits of the Syzygium genus.
Jambu is a small tree or large shrub which grows on an average of 10 to 20 feet in height. The jambu fruit has shiny, thin skin which varies from white to light red. About 1 inch long and 1-1.
5 inches wide, they are shaped somewhat like a pear with a narrow neck and a wide apex.