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(Psidium guajava)

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Native to the American tropics, this small tree has a spreading broad top that develops from a short trunk. The sweet, fragrant, tropical fruit it produces ranges in size from a small egg to a medium apple.  Varieties include Strawberry, Red Malaysian, White Indian, and Mexican Cream.

Plant Information

Plant Type

Small Tree


Central America, Mexico

Size (H x W)

10' x 10'


Partial Sun, Shade


Deep, Weekly during Summer, Regular

Flower Color

Pinkish White

Flower Season

Early Fall, Summer