Rose Apple, Pomarrosa
Synonym: Syzygium jambos
The Rose Apple, native to the East Indies, forms a handsome evergreen tree 25 to 30 feet high, which is prized as an ornamental. The glossy, leathery leaves are lanceolate and pointed, being 6 to 8 inches in length (15-20 cm) and 2 inches or less (5 cm) in width. The new leaves are wine colored and gradually turn to the characteristic dark green at maturity.
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