Saturday, April 9, 2016

How To Grow Guavas - Three Delicious Guava Varieties Reviewed!

Guavas belong to the plant family - Psidium guajava  and are tropical plants which grow great in the tropics, subtropics and Mediterranean climate regions of the world. California is a place where you can easily grow most varieties of guavas. The Mediterranean-like climate and absence of hard freezes during the winters let all gardeners grow delicious tasting guavas!

Guava Tree

Guava Fruit

Guavas can have either pink or white flesh as shown here:

Ruby Red Guava Fruit
White Arabian Guava Fruit

Characteristics of guava plants:

Mexican White Guava:

- 5-6 feet tree
- Heavy producer
- Medium to large fruit
- Mildly sweet, slightly sour
- Hard seeds
- Firm fruit/pulp

Ruby Red Guava:

- 5 feet bushy tree
- Very heavy producer
- Small to medium fruit
- Sweet mild tasting fruits
- Soft red color fruit/pulp
- Soft seeds

White Arabian Guava:

- Big tree, grows up to 15 feet tall
- Medium producer
- Small to medium fruit
- Extremely sweet, excellent flavor
- Soft seeds
- Soft fruit/pulp

Here is a video guide to grow the best guava trees ever!



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