This is a large-fruited type having oblong fruits of deep purple colour.
A type having large- sized fruits Jamun is propagated both by seeds as well as vegetatively. is usually multiplied by seeds. The fresh seeds can be sown (within 10-15 days) 4-5 cm deep at a distance of 25cm x15 cm. The seeds germinate in10-15 days after sowing. The seedlings become ready for transplanting in spring or next monsoon. Seedling plants bear fruits of variable size and quality.
The jamun trees can be grown on a wide range of soils-calcareous, saline sodic soils and marshy areas. Deep loam and well-drained soils are, however, the most ideal. It does not like very heavy and light sandy soils.
Jamun fruits can be processed into excellent quality fermented beverages such as vinegar and cider , and non-fermented ready-to-serve beverages and squashes. A good quality jelly can also be prepared from its fruits. The seeds can be processed into powder which is very useful to cure diabetes.