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|Neutral ||Thaumaturgist ||On Sep 10, 2003, Thaumaturgist from Rockledge, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:
The Rose Apple (nothing in common with an Apple) from the family Myrtaceae, is not exempt from the Eugenia/Syzygium dual taxonomic controversy. And hence, it is also classified as Eugenia jambos. As if that was not enough, other botanists claim the Rose Apple to be:
Although the Rose Apple is native to the East Indies and Malaysia, it now can be found all over the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world.
In Brazil, it is called Jambo Amarelo or Jambeiro in Portuguese. In Florida where the rose-scented Rose Apple was introduced before the turn of the century, it grows almost wild from here in Brevard County (east-central Florida) all the way into south Florida.
|Positive ||Monocromatico ||On Jun 7, 2003, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:
The "White Jambo" is sooooo delicious. The trees are blooming right now
|Positive ||Dinu ||On Mar 31, 2003, Dinu from Mysore
India (Zone 10a) wrote:
This tree is grown for its delicious fruit. The pulp has a pleasant rose flavour, hence its name - rose apple.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
South Venice, Florida
Vieques, Puerto Rico