Guava has a slender trunk with smooth green to red-brown bark. The trunk may be branched at the base and the branches droop low to the ground. The plant possesses oval or elliptical leaves which are smooth on the upper surface and hairy on the lower surface. Guava produces solitary white flowers and a berry fruit.
Common name: Amrud Allahabadi
Height: 33 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Full sun.
Soil: Wide range of soils and will grow in both sandy or rocky soils in addition to loams, preferring a pH of 4.5–7 but tolerating alkaline soil to to pH 8.5.
Water: Should be watered every 2 days after planting for the first week and then once a week for the following few months.
Temprature: Temperatures between 15 and 45°C (59–113°F).
Fertilizer: Young trees benefit from fertilizer application with the type an amount varying with area and soil type.
- Guava trees benefit from the application of a layer or organic mulch such as bark or wood chips around the base.
- Eaten fresh, but can also be used for jellies, jams, ice cream, sauces, cakes, tarts, drinks and chutney.
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