Purple guava growing tree of the genus Psidium also known as Psidium rufum, Purple guava perennial evergreen plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Flower color white with five petal.
Leaves color purple in elliptic shape.
Purple guava fruits
Fruit the taste and the smell very unique, color can be: purple, size of the fruit can be 4-6 cm
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Requirements for Purple guava 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 to autumn
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 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
Fruits pests or diseases:
Fruit fly, birds
What can be done with big quantities of Purple guava 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?