Psidium guajava growing tree of the genus Psidium also known as Yellow guava or Common guava, Psidium guajava perennial evergreen plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Flower color white with five petal.
Psidium guajava fruits
Fruit the taste and the smell very unique, color can be: red, green, yellow, pink, white, size of the fruit can be 2-10 cm
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How to grow Psidium guajava growing and care:
Hard prune every 2 years
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Fruit very sensitive to pests
All year, in colder climate in spring
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Every two years need major prune (after this the fruit become larger)
Size of the plant?
2-8 m, 6-24 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer (some cultivars all year round)
General information about the flower
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn (some cultivars all year round)
Fruits pests or diseases:
Fruit fly, birds
What can be done with big quantities of Psidium guajava fruits?
Eat raw, Juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with net or traps for fruit fly
How long does it take to bear fruit?