Guava (Psidium guajava)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Psidium guajava Accepted
Psidium guajava var. minor Synonym
Psidium guajava var. cujavillum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 15 feet
Plant Spread: 10 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What plant is this? by jamesd1 Jun 28, 2019 1:24 PM 3
What fruit is this? by MiraDee Oct 6, 2018 4:20 PM 10
Guava and coffee pruning by Plantage Apr 19, 2018 1:29 PM 6
What is this Fruiting tree? Is it edible? by greenlantern Feb 8, 2017 9:17 AM 8
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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