Guava trees are a popular ornamental fruit tree in many parts of the world. These trees may grow up to 30 feet tall and produce large, juicy fruits that are often eaten fresh or used in making preserves and juices. They’re also easy to grow at home or in your backyard.
Guava trees may reach a height of 20 to 30 feet with a spread of 10 to 20 feet.
Guava trees are hardy and grow in many different climates, with the exception of colder areas.
They thrive in warm weather and can survive temperatures as low as 15 degrees Fahrenheit at night (although they won’t produce fruit during that time).
Guava trees prefer moist soil but can tolerate dry conditions once established. They also need full sun for at least six hours a day.
If you live in an area that gets cold and freezes, it’s important to protect your tree during the winter months with mulch or a protective sleeve.
The fruit has yellowish-green skin and a sweet, pulpy flesh.
The fruit is usually round or oval in shape. The skin of a guava is yellowish-green and the flesh inside the fruit is sweet, pulpy and juicy. It may be white or pink depending on the species.
Guavas are rich in vitamin C, iron and other minerals. They are also a good source of protein and dietary fiber.
The guava fruit, usually 4 to 12 centimetres (1.6 to 4.7 in) in size, is round or oval depending on the species.
The fruit is yellowish-green in colour and grows as a single or multiple units that may be clustered together.
Guavas are used for making jelly-like juice and jam. The fruit can also be eaten raw when ripe with salt and chilli powder added to it or served with ice cream as a dessert treat.
Guavas are tropical trees and subtropical shrubs and small trees growing 3 to 10 m tall.
Guava trees can be shrubs or small trees, growing 3 to 10 m tall with a dense canopy. The leaves are alternate, simple ovate to elliptic-ovate, 7–20 cm long and 4–12 cm broad.
The flowers are white with a few petals, about 1 cm across on an 8–15 cm inflorescence that is much-branched in the wild species; they yield a fruit that is green when unripe turning yellowish-green or orange at full maturity.
If you are looking to grow guava trees, they can be grown in most parts of the world. You will need to decide if you want to grow them indoors or outdoors, as they are not very frost tolerant.
They will need plenty of sunlight and regular watering throughout their growing season. You may also want to consider adding some fertilizer at least once during this period; however, be careful not overdo it.