Plant Care Jamun

Jamun

Also known as

Malabar Plum, Malabar Plum, Java Plum, Black Plum, Jambolan and Indian Plum

Taxonomy

Syzygium cumini
Syzygium
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for Jamun

Water

How often to water your Jamun

Water needs for Jamun
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 Jamun

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Jamun in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

32% Very Low

Growing Jamun in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Jamun in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 5th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Jamun in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 44.9% ☀️

February 8th, 2023

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 44.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Jamun in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 7th, 2023

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 13.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours o…

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Finding light for Malabar Plum in your home

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

Jamun 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Jamun does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Jamun

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jamun: 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 Jamun after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Jamun

Jamun

Jamun


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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