Guava is tropical fruit rich in high-profile nutrients. With its unique flavor, taste, and health-promoting qualities, the fruit easily fits into the category of new functional foods, often labelled as “super-fruits.”
It is an evergreen, tropical shrub or low-growing small tree probably originated in the central Americas. Guavas actually thrive well under both humid and dry climates and can tolerate brief periods of cold spells, but can only withstand a few degrees of frost. Its adaptability into ranging emvironments makes it a favorite commercial crop in some tropical areas.
The most frequently eaten species, and the one often simply referred to as “the guava”, is the apple guava (Psidium guajava). Fruits with tough dark leaves that are opposite, simple, elliptic to ovate and 5–15 centimetres (2.0–5.9 in) long. The flowers are white, with five petals and numerous stamens. The fruits are many seeded berries.
Guava is a Summer season Tree,
Sow when night Temperature is 25-30°C,
Plant Height: 4-6 m,
Flower Size: Fruit is edible
Sowing distance: 10 ft Tree to Tree,
Best for Gardens
Sowing method: Seedling
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