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Java apple (Syzygium samarangense)

Jambu Semarang or Java apple (Syzygium samarangense) is a species of plant in Myrtaceae, a tropical tree up to 15 meters high, many branches, short trunk, wide but open crown from the bottom of the tree, the bark is bright red gray and easily peels off.

S. samarangense has green leaves, oval, elongated and slender, sharp tip, 10-28 cm long, 5-10 cm wide, aromatic when crushed. The leaves sit opposite and have short stalks.

Dlium Java apple (Syzygium samarangense)


Flowers are formed in panicles, white to yellowish white, 2.5 cm in diameter, four petals and many stamens. The flowers and fruit produced are not limited to the leaf axils and can appear at almost any point on the surface of the stem and branches.

Edible bell-shaped berries, white or pale green or green or red or purple or dark red or dark purple or black. The fruit is 4-7 cm long and has four fleshy calyx lobes at the end. Thin skin, white and chewy flesh. Each berry houses a spherical shaped seed.



When mature, this tree produces up to 700 fruits in one harvest. Fruit is served as a table fruit which is generally eaten fresh or used as an ingredient in salads. Hard and reddish woods are often used as building materials.

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Syzygieae
Genus: Syzygium
Species: Syzygium samarangense
Cultivar: Klampok, Camplong, Cincalo Semarang, Cincalo abang, Cincalo ijo, Citra Demak, Lilin abang, Lilin ijo

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