Wax Jambu - White

Syzygium samarangense

White Wax Jambu

A popular selection in Asia, the sweetest selection. Very similar to the Red Wax Jambu however has white waxy skin and is sweeter, but it is much more cold sensitive.
Other Names: Bell fruit Macopa

$49.00 ($19.75-$79.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Wax Jambu - White

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March

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Wax Jambu - White Reviews & Tips

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6y ago

COBURG, VIC, Australia

Growing fairly well, after first losing all it's leaves.  It does much better if protected from wind.Water weekly-fortnightly in Spring and Summer.  Next to no water in winter to keep it dormant.   In winter, it is protected on the verandah.However...

★★ 11y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

This plant is barely hanging on but looks awful thanks to the possum nibbling of any new growth. Although it is growing rapidly as the possum's new favourite I don't think it will last.

★★★★ 12y ago

Wakeley, NSW, Australia

I tried this white variety while overseas and it was delicious. According to the label it's very frost sensitive so in winter I moved it under shelter at night and move it back out during the day. It's currently in a pot with heaps of flower blooms but...

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