How to grow Red guava

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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How to grow 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

Planting season:
All year, in colder climate in spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

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:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / summer (some cultivars all year round)

General information about the flower
White flowers

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

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?
2-4 year

Scientific name:

Psidium guajava

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone