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Red Guava, Amrud, Psidium guajava - Plant

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Description

Guavas are common tropical fruits cultivated and enjoyed in many tropical and subtropical regions.

The guava tree is an interesting plant with mottled greenish bark and long 3 to 7 inch serrated leaves. Guava trees produce white, 1-inch flowers that yield to small round, oval or pear-shaped fruits.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Guava
Maximum Reachable Height 20 to 30 feet
Flower Colour White-Yellow
Bloom Time Winter or cooler season
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • The tree should be planted in well-drained soil where its roots have room to spread.
  • Fertilize growing guavas every one to two months while young and then three to four times per year as the tree matures.
  • Guava trees need a high amount of nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash, along with some magnesium for maximum fruit production.
  • An example is a formula of 6-6-6-2, worked into soils just prior to the onset of the growing season and then evenly spaced out three times during the growth period.
  • Pruning should be done when it grows excess.
  • Look for pest attack and apply cure accordingly.

    Red Guava care

    Cuttings and layering are more often used as propagation methods for guava fruit trees.
    You can grow them on a balcony or on the terrace but prune regularly to maintain the height. The plant should get enough sunlight.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 80 degrees F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
    Harvest Season Winter

    Red Guava special feature

    Fruits

    Red Guava uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Used in Ayurvedic preparations
    • Note:Please consult your health expert

    Culinary Use:

    • Jams and jellies
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do guava grow in shade?

    No, Guava need full sun more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.

    When to plant guava tree?

    Plant guava tree during the rainy season (July-August) or in spring (February-March)

    Is guava a flowering plant?

    Yes Guava is flowering fruit plant.

    Why is my guava tree dying?

    The main reasons of dying Guava plant
    1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant.
    2. Plant does not get proper sunlight.
    3. Lack of nutrient.
    4. Disease and pest infestation.

    Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Where to plant guava tree?

    You can plant a Guava tree preferably outdoors, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant.
    1. Direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day.
    2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained.
    3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.
    4. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

    Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Is guava leaf a medicinal plant?

    Various parts of Guava plant like leaf,fruit are used as medicine. People use guava leaf for stomach and intestinal conditions, pain, diabetes, and wound healing. Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Can guava grow in cold weather?

    Guavas actually thrive well humid and dry climates. Plants survive in winter but not at chilling and frost condition. Protect the plant by placing any plastic barrier during winter. Optimum temperature is 22-30 degree Celsius.

    How much sun do guava plants need?

    Guava plants need more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.

    What is guava plant used for?

    The Guava fruit is commonly used as desert and also for making jam and jelly.

    How to grow guava plant?

    Guava plant is grown by layering and grafting. Consider the following points to grow plant.
    1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required.
    2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
    3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

    Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Does guava grow from seed?

    Yes Guava can grow from seeds but commercially it is not feasible.

    Can guava grow in a pot?

    Yes, you can grow Guava in the pot. Choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.

    What does a guava plant look like?

    Guava is perennial fruiting small tree in Myrtaceae family and plant can grow up to a height of 3-10 meter with low drooping branches.

    How to plant guava trees?

    To plant Guava consider the following points.
    1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
    3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
    4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.
    5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure.
    1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day.
    2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
    3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
    4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

    How many guava plants per acre?

    1 acre of land can accommodate 112 plants.

    How to plant guava tree in the pot?

    To plant Guava tree consider the following points To grow plant in pot it should be of 7-10 inch upper diameter with drainage hole and overgrown plant is transferred in to main field.
    2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
    3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
    4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.

    Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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