The Rose Apple / Pomerac is a close relative to the Wax Jambu, but with a deeper red color and more intense flavor. It is native to Philippines, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. Depending on where you are in the world, common names of the fruit include Malay apple, rose apple, mountain apple, plum rose, Pomerac
This pear-shaped fruit is somewhat crunchy like an apple, but with a nice fresh fruity flavor similar to the Wax Apple only more pronounced.
It is best eaten on its own, or added to salads for a faint, sweet flavor or crunchy texture.