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Psidium Genus

Guava

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General Needs

  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • WaterMoist

Description

Psidium genus (Guava). There are about 100 species of evergreen trees and shrubs, which grow about 9m high. They are grown for their fruit and foliage. The leaves are simple and arranged opposite one another. The flowers are produced in clusters of 5-petalled white flowers they are followed by the decorative fruits.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Fragrants

Cultivation

They will need a warm to hot climate. You need to grow in a protected position with rich, moist, free-draining soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings, or by layering or grafting.

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