What is a Rose Apple?
Rose apple is known by various other names as water apple, Jamaican apple, wax Jambu, and bell fruit. This fruit is bell-shaped and can be red, yellow, or green in color. It tastes like guava, not a rose or apple, as the name says. The outside of a ripened rose apple is crisp, with a sweet and slightly bitter flavor. It has a flavor, smell, and texture that is distinct from guava or apple.
Where this fruit found?
The rose apple is native to Malaya and the East Indies.
What are its benefits?
- Help digestion
- Manage diabetes
- Cleanse liver and kidney
- Boost immunity
- Healthy skin
- Maintain cardiovascular health
- Prevent cancer
- Used in treating asthma and fever
- Improve brain health
- Increase cognitive abilities
- It’s effective against epilepsy, smallpox, and joint inflammation.
How to grow rose apple?
- The seed inside ripe food is used for planting
- Water the saplings for one month
- Saplings can be planted after three months
- Proper sunlight will ensure better yield
- Replant saplings in May and June
- In the summer, watering is required on alternate days.
- Water the plant once it has bloomed to receive a higher yield and larger fruits
How to include it in your diet?
- You can eaten raw
- Used in Jams
- It used in Jellies
- Used in exotic deserts