Jamun Tree, Syzygium cumini
Enjoy the taste of this delicious and nutritious Jamun fruit by growing in your outdoor spaces.
The Jamun is an evergreen, fruit plant in the Myrtaceae family with oblong opposite leaves that are smooth, glossy, and having a turpentine smell. Jamun has fragrant white flowers in branched clusters at stem tips and purplish-black oval edible berries.
|Common Name||Java plum, Jamun, Malabar plum,|
|Maximum Reachable Height||30 m|
|Bloom Time||March to April|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
Keep moist in winter.
Jamun Tree Care
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
|Sunlight||More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day is ideal for plants.|
|Watering||Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
|Soil||The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.|
|Temperature||13 to 27 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.|
Jamun Tree Special Feature
Food (Herb & Spice: In Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, and India, the leaves are used fresh as a culinary herb which has a similar, but stronger flavor than Coriander (Coriandrum sativum). The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in the Caribbean, Latin American, and Asian cuisines.
Jamun Tree Uses
- The fruit and seeds used to cure diabetes, diarrhea, and ringworm
- The bark is astringent, sweet-sour, diuretic, digestive, and anthelmintic
- Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts
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