Guavas

Grow a taste of the tropics! Tropical guava make a fantastic container plant, often fruiting year round. Guava fruit is excellent in smoothies, jellies and home make pop overs. Self fertile. Can be grown indoors.

PSIDIUM ‘BARBIE PINK’
Height: 8-10ft
Zone: 9-11
Notes:
Considered to be one of the best guavas for the home garden. This highly productive cultivar produces some of the largest and sweetest pear-shaped fruit, yellow skinned and with thick, pink flesh. Lower in pectin than other varieties, this variety is superior for eating out-of-hand or processing into juice. Very reliable, heavy producer. Will fruit in container.

PSIDIUM ‘PERUVIAN WHITE’
Height: 8-10ft
Zone: 9-11
Notes:
Super easy to fruit, a great beginners container fruit! Plant sets fruit year round. Peruvian White is a smooth textured, large, fairly seedless fruit. Flavor is honey sweet. Excellent in tropical juice drinks, jellies and pies.

PSIDIUM ‘TIKI’
Height: 8-10ft
Zone: 9-11
Notes:
An excellent cultivar with large, yellow-skinned fruit (about the size of a baseball) and sweet, pink flesh. The tree is very compact and fruits on and off year-round and may begin fruiting at a young age. The more sun and warmth they receive, the more fruit they will produce. Tikai is an early bloomer and it makes a fine subject for containers where it can be easily maintained. This pest-and disease-resistant fruit is a great selection for the beginning fruit gardener.

PSIDIUM GUAJAVA ‘RUBY SUPREME’
Height:
15ft
Zone:
9-11
Notes:
‘Ruby Supreme’ has 2-4” fruits that turn yellow when ripe. The inner flesh is highly aromatic, sweet and pink. It can be eaten fresh or made into jelly or juice. For optimum sweetness, let the fruit fully ripen on the tree when the skin yields slightly to the touch. ‘Ruby Supreme’ flowers and fruits year-round.

PSIDIUM GUAJAVA ‘THAI WHITE’
Height:
8-10ft
Zone:
9-11
Notes:
The size of Thai Guava Fruit would be generally of a softball with apple green skin that can range from bumpy to smooth. The flesh is white with pale yellow seeds and tends to be drier than the pink type of guavas. Thai guavas are only mildly sweet and have very little fragrance. The crunchy flesh and hard seeds are both edible. Thai White guavas are high in vitamin C and are quickly becoming known for their health.

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