Guava (Psidium Guajava)

$58.00 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 140-145cm for NORMAL 
  2. 140-145cm for GRAFTED
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Psidium guajava, the common guava, yellow guava, or lemon guava, is an evergreen shrub or small tree native to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.
  • It is easily pollinated by insects; in culture, mainly by the common honey bee, Apis mellifera.
  • Guava produces low drooping branches from the base and suckers from the roots.
  • The trunk is slender, 20 cm in diameter, covered with a smooth green to red-brown bark that peels off in thin flakes..

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • The guava grows well in any type of soil conditions but will produce better in rich soils high in organic matter.
  • They also prefer well-drained soil in the pH range of 5 to 7.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • The use of a guava tree fertilizer with a 6-6-6-2 (nitrogen–phosphorus–potassium–magnesium) ratio is recommended.
  • For each feeding, scatter the fertilizer evenly on the ground, starting a foot (30 cm.) from the trunk, then spreading out to the tree drip line.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Plant guava in full sun
  • In dessert, regions plant guava in partial shade or protect plants from the midday sun.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Guavas have survived dry summers with no water, although they do best with regular deep watering.
  • The ground should be allowed to dry to a depth of several inches before watering again.

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