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noun
A yellow fruit with crisp flesh and a large hollow cavity containing a single seed. The fruit has a strong fragrance reminiscent of rose water. The trees tend to grow in shaded valleys and close to rivers.
also known as
primrose
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9 comments
Jamaica
Jamaica
11 years ago

These things smell nice, but smell really strong.

Jamaica
Jamaica
11 years ago

After you eat three rose apple you never want to see another one as long as you live. Dem cliding.

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phyllis johnson
11 years ago

would love to have some seeds.reminds me of being in MIAMI IN 1945

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Andrew Gonzales
8 years ago

Fully ripe, it strongly sweet, but pleasantly aromatic. Eaten when it is half-ripe, the taste reminds me of an almost ripe Guava. Wish my American children could have had some, so that they could fully appreciate, "where my navel string bury."

Jamaica
Jamaica
JAlinkup.com
8 years ago

I always thought this was the same as lychee.

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Jim Dodds
8 years ago

Hey! I remember these from Miami too. Left in 1967. Live in Vermont now, USA...

Jamaica
Jamaica
Bobby
8 years ago

I think I had this when I was a younger.

Martinique
Martinique
Marcel
7 years ago

Pomme rose

Belize
Belize
Leonel
5 years ago

Rose apple is a sweet fruit...can't get enough of it!