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Psidium guajava

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Psidium guajava Yellow Guava,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs, Trees Shrub Like

Medium evergreen shrub or small tree with white fluffy flowers during summer followed by yellow round edible fruit with pink flesh commonly known as Hawaiian Pink Guava. Fruit can be used in cakes or preserves, eaten fresh or juiced. Grows approx. 2-5m H x 1-2m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate