Plant ID forum: What is this Fruiting tree? Is it edible?

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greenlantern
Feb 4, 2017 12:37 PM CST
Any idea what this is? Is it edible?

It started as what looked like a lumpy green pear shaped lemon almost but then grew and smoothed out. it still has what seems like a rind on it. One fell off the tree and i opened it and it smells almost mango-y. Is it edible? What is it?

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THank you!!!!
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tofitropic
Feb 4, 2017 1:17 PM CST
Guava, psidium guava. sure 100% edible, what's the color inside, pink?, creamy white?
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Calif_Sue
Feb 4, 2017 1:24 PM CST

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Guava (Psidium guajava)
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bootandall
Feb 4, 2017 1:40 PM CST
Maybe chaenomeles japonica flowering quince, or Quince
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stone
Feb 4, 2017 1:53 PM CST
Looks like quince to me also.

Sorta edible.... If you cook it with lots of sugar...

I tried eating one right off the bush once.... Very tart.
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Leftwood
Feb 4, 2017 2:57 PM CST
Since Guava have opposite leaves and Quinces have alternate leaves, then of the two, it should be Guava.
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ViburnumValley
Feb 4, 2017 10:57 PM CST
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Metrosideros
Feb 5, 2017 4:14 AM CST
Yes, Guava. Likely a Beaumont. Either pink or white depending on the color of the flesh.

greenlantern
Feb 8, 2017 9:17 AM CST
Its white inside!!!

Awesome thank you everyone! Looking forward to tasting this Guava when i get home!

Thank you!

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