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Water Berry

Syzygium cordatum

a.k.a. Umdoni

Pink-purple fruit up to 1" long with a crisp, crunchy texture and tart taste.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Water Berry. Please visit our seed store to view current selections.

Description

Medium-large sized tree to 40-50ft, though they often remain smaller. Leaves are thick, glossy, and rounded.

Hardiness

Exact hardiness unknown, but trees are hardy to at least the upper 20's (F).

Growing Environment

Trees grow well in subtropical and warm-temperate climates. Water regularly, though less so in the colder months. Grows well in full sun.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh.

Native Range

Native to Central and Southern Africa.

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