Plant Care Jambolan

Jambolan

Also known as

Malabar Plum, Malabar Plum, Java Plum, Black Plum, Jamun and Indian Plum

Taxonomy

Syzygium cumini
Syzygium
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for Jambolan

Water

How often to water your Jambolan

Water needs for Jambolan
0.5 cups
every 9

Jambolan needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Jambolan

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Jambolan in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

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Growing Jambolan in Omaha right now

Light needs for plant Jambolan in Omaha, Nebraska

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Omaha is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Jambolan in Omaha, Nebraska

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 32.2% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Omaha is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Omaha is expected to decrease by 32.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Jambolan in Omaha, Nebraska

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Omaha is getting an average of 9.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.1 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Malabar Plum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jambolan: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jambolan love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.

Jambolan does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Jambolan

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jambolan: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Jambolan after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Jambolan

Jambolan

Jambolan


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Omaha, Nebraska, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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