Lemon Guava growing tree of the genus Psidium and also known as Peruvian guava, Lemon Guava perennial evergreen plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Flower color is white 1.5-3 cm.
Lemon Guava flower
Fruit color can be yellow-green the inner part of the fruit is white to yellow, the seeds are also edible as part of the fruit, the size of the fruit can be 1-4 cm.
Lemon Guava is yellow strawberry guava.
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Requirements for Lemon Guava growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
All year, in colder climate in spring
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Cut the tree in a way that it will be easy to cover it
Size of the plant?
1-5 m, 3-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring and sometimes can be also in autumn
General information about the flower
White flowers 1.5-3 cm
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning some of the flowers, because if there is too much fruit the fruits will be small, small fruit it’s a lot of seeds less flesh
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer and sometimes can be also in winter
Fruits pests or diseases:
Fruit fly mediterranean, birds
What can be done with big quantities of Lemon Guava fruits?
Eaten raw, jam, juice, cakes
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the tree with net for the bird and put something for the fruit fly, collect all the fruit that fall on the ground
How long does it take to bear fruit?