Red guava growing plant of the genus Psidium also known as Red apple guava, Red guava perennial evergreen plant grow shrub or small tree, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Flower color white with five petal,
Red guava fruits
Fruit color red-pink, the peel can be pink, red, green or yellow, size of the fruit can be 2-7 cm
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Requirements for Red guava growing and care:
Hard prune every 2 years, little of cold 10-20 C
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (but possible without)
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 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 Red 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?