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Guava (Guava Fruit Plant)

Guava (Guava Fruit Plant)

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  • Plant Name: Guava (Guava Fruit Plant)
  • Family: Myrtaceae
  • Native: Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.
  • Botanical Name: Psidium guajava
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Type: Fruit Plant
  • Suitable Location: Out door, Full sun
  • Container Type: Medium to large pots
  • Maximum Height: 6 to 25 feet
  • Plants height with pot is 1-2 feet and pot size is 5 inches diameter.

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Description

The guava tree may be a small tree with a wide, brief canopy and a strong single to multi-stemmed trunk. Guava plants can be planted in pots and ground. Guava fruit has high vitamin C and mineral content.

Their leaves are evergreen, oval or elliptical. The leaves are 7-15 cm long and 3-5 cm wide. The leaves develop in an inverse arrangement, which implies two leaves develop at the same point on either side of the stem. Their flower has fragrant.

Their fruits are in an oval shaped. It is commonly 2 to 3 inches long. Guava fruit is in green, yellow, red purple color. The flash can be white, yellow, coral, or ruddy. The new leaves of guava tree start to grow from the beginning of spring.

 

PLANT FEATURES

Plant Type Small trees, Broadleaf evergreen shrub
Scientific Name Psidium guajava
Sun Exposure Full sun
Water Average
Flower Color White
Native Area Tropical America
Maintenance Not much
Fertilizing As needed
Bloom Time Early Spring
Leaf Evergreen

 

STEPS OF PLANTING GUAVA FRUIT PLANT

  • Guava tree like a soil which has good internal and external drainage. Dig the soil down 2 feet.
  • Guava plant will grow where the soil pH is around 4.6 to 9.3.
  • Plant the guava plant around late March.
  • Planted by cuttings are actually more optimal than seed. Planting by cutting yield more fruit.
  • Place the seed or cutting in the hole and you should fill with soil.
  • While the tree is young, you should water it 2 to 3 times a week. Once it After matures, however, it won’t need as much water so 2 to 3 times a month should suffice.
  • They need full sun to part shade to grow.
  • Apply a balanced fertilizer, such as a 10-10-10, before spring.
  • Prune guava plants three to four months once planting to train them to the specified form.

 

GUAVA FRUIT PLANT CARE

Do’s

  • Water the guava plant every one to 2 weeks within the summer and once per month in winter months.
  • Fertilize guava trees from late fall to mid-winter.
  • Guava trees would like a fertilizer high in phosphorus, potash, nitrogen and a few magnesium for maximum fruit.
  • Select a single trunk and three or four lateral (side) branches. take away all alternative shoots. Pinch back the tips of the chosen side branches once they are one m.
  • Prune guavas three to four months once planting to train them to the desired form.
  • Add lots of compost and manure to the soil and a few river sand to create it free draining.
    Keep the mulch-10 inch away from trunk.
  • Keep the mulch-10 inch away from trunk.
  • In winter season water the guava tree with warm water two or three times per month.
  • Keep the soil equally wet for best fruit production, permit the highest two or three inches of soil to dry before watering once more.

Don’ts

  • Do not allow them shallow soil and compact, layered soil.
  • Not to give them water regularly.
  • Over fertilized damage the leaves and steams of this plant.

 

USES OF GUAVA FRUIT PLANT

  • Guava leaves are used as an herbal tea. you ought to boil guava leaves with water it’ll treat diarrhea, cold and flu, lowering cholesterol, preventing diabetes.
  • Guava fruits are surprisingly wealthy in ascorbic acid, potassium, antioxidants, and fiber. it should help lower blood glucose levels and boost heart health. Guava helps in weight loss. Guava plant could help boost Immunity.
  • Guava leaves are a good remedy for treating skin disorder and have antiseptic properties that kill acne-causing bacteria.
  • Fresh guava leaves will relieve tooth ache, heal gum and mouth sores and treat sore throats.
  • Boil a guava leaves in a liter of water for around twenty minutes. when cooling, apply it on your scalp and massage strictly. it’ll stop hair loss.

 

INTERESTING FACTS

  • Live plant along with a plastic pot
  • Plants nature is outdoor
  • Their leaves are hairy on the lower surface and smooth on the upper surface.
  • Guava fruit plants are attractive and produce sweet and deliciously rich fruits.
  • Guava plants have a berry fruit and white flowers.
  • Guava tree lives for approximately 40 years.
  • Their fruits are in green to yellow in color and oval in shape.
  • The flowers are white, with numerous stamens and five petals.
  • The fruits are with many seeds.
  • They likes full sun for best flowering or fruit production and a soil with good drainage.
  • Guava fruit tree is tropical to sub-tropical.
  • Guava fruit tree is a shrub with a single or multi-stemmed trunk.
  • Guava plant will produce fruit in 3 to 5 years.

 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Place the guava tree in a cool room during the winter season, try to maintain temperature between 55 to 60 F.
  • Move the Guava tree to a sunny outdoor location during fall, spring, and summer.
  • In indoor, feed the guava tree every two times per weeks.

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