Guava Sardar L49, Amrud ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant

The plants are attractive and produce deliciously rich, sweet fruits that are excellent fresh or in desserts.

    What makes it special:
  • Fruits are available throughout the year.
  • Gives an assured crop even with very little care.
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About Guava Sardar L49

Guava botanically known as Psidium guajava, is an evergreen shrub or small tree in the family Myrtaceae grown for its edible fruits. It is the fourth most important fruit in area and production after mango, banana and citrus.

Being hardy, it gives an assured crop even with little care, and is good for rainfed areas also. Successful Guava cultivation is grown under tropical and sub-tropical climate. In areas with distinct winter season, the yield tends to increase and quality improves.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Yellow guava, Apple of tropics
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 meter
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Throughout the year
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Light Requirement

  • More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

    Guava Sardar L49 care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight More than 6 hours of sunlight and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
    Watering Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan)
    Harvest Season Throughout the year

    Guava Sardar L49 uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • The plant has been used to treatment of various diseases like diarrhea, diabetes, cough, high cholesterol
    • It also has been used for leukorrhea and yeast infections
    • Note: Used only after consulting the Health specialist

    Culinary Use:

    • Eaten fresh, but can also be used for jellies, jams, ice cream, sauces, cakes, tarts, drinks and chutney

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do guava grow in shade?

    Guava can grow in full sun to part shade.

    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?

    It is maybe due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering and disease infection. So make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright direct sunlight, No need to water it daily, water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. avoid overwatering. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    Where to plant guava tree?

    Plant Guava tree outdoor where direct or indirect bright light available.

    Is guava leaf a medicinal plant?

    Various parts of the plant, including the leaf and the fruit, are used as medicine. People use guava leaf for stomach and intestinal conditions, pain, diabetes, and wound healing.

    Can guava grow in cold weather?

    Guavas actually thrive in both humid and dry climates, but can survive only a few degrees of frost.

    How much sun do guava plants need?

    Guava plants need at least six hours of direct bright sunlight daily

    What is guava plant used for?

    The Guava fruit is commonly eaten fresh

    How to grow guava plant?

    Location Guava loves the sunny and warm exposure. It is a tropical plant but very much adaptable to temperate climates with moderate winter, when grown on the ground. If you are growing guava in a container in tropics you can choose a location that receives shade in the afternoon and at least six hours of sun daily. In colder zones, place the plant in a spot that receives full sun for healthy growth and more fruiting. Soil Growing guava is possible in a variety of soil types. It is one of the plants that tolerates different soil types easily. It can be grown in heavy clay-rich or very sandy soil with pH ranging from 4.5 (acidic) to 9.4 (alkaline), but a loose, well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter and neutral to slightly acidic in pH is optimum. Temperature The optimum temperature for germination of guavas falls in the range of 68 to 82 F (20 to 28 C). In winters, the temperature must not fall below 27 F (-3 C) for young guava trees. Mature guava tree (at least 3 years old) can bear temperature down to 20 F (-6 C). Watering When the plant is young or forming flowers water it regularly and deeply to keep the soil slightly moist.

    Does guava grow from seed?

    Yes Guava can grow from seeds.

    Will guava grow in shade?

    Guava can grow in full sun to part shade.

    Can guava grow in a pot?

    Yes Guava can grow in the pot.

    What does a guava plant look like?

    rgreen shrub or small tree that can grow to a height of 3-10 m.

    How to plant guava trees?

    Location Guava loves the sunny and warm exposure. It is a tropical plant but very much adaptable to temperate climates with moderate winter, when grown on the ground. If you are growing guava in a container in tropics you can choose a location that receives shade in the afternoon and at least six hours of sun daily. In colder zones, place the plant in a spot that receives full sun for healthy growth and more fruiting. Soil Growing guava is possible in a variety of soil types. It is one of the plants that tolerates different soil types easily. It can be grown in heavy clay-rich or very sandy soil with pH ranging from 4.5 (acidic) to 9.4 (alkaline), but a loose, well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter and neutral to slightly acidic in pH is optimum. Temperature The optimum temperature for germination of guavas falls in the range of 68 to 82 F (20 to 28 C). In winters, the temperature must not fall below 27 F (-3 C) for young guava trees. Mature guava tree (at least 3 years old) can bear temperature down to 20 F (-6 C). Watering When the plant is young or forming flowers water it regularly and deeply to keep the soil slightly moist.

    How many guava plants per acre?

    1 acre of land can accommodate 112 plants.

    Do guava grow on trees?

    No, Guava can not grow on trees.

    When to plant guava seeds?

    you should start growing your guava tree seeds in late spring or summer when the temperature is from 20 to 25 degree Celsius



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Got all healthy plants..thanks

    Abhishek Gupta

    Tuesday, 03 March 2020

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

    Mahesh Agrawal

    Monday, 17 February 2020

    Very nice plant to have.

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