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Strawberry Guava Psidium cattleianum guajava L.,Myrtaceae


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Plants for sale are currently growing at between 8-12" Each plant is lab grown from tissue cultures to be a Disease free plant. Dark red skinned guava, closely related to the common guava, with an excellent strawberry like flavor. Fruits are small, to 1.5", and the pulp is translucent and very juicy. It some varieties, the flesh is pleasantly sweet. Description: Small bush or tree to 5-25ft. Strawberry guava's are hardy to 22F when full grown. The strawberry guava is very adaptable and can be grown outdoors. It will fruit in a container almost anywhere if protected from hard freezes. Trees grow well in full sun and with ample water, although short periods of drought will not harm the plant. Lots of water is needed during fruit development and for proper ripening to occur.

Psidium guajava L.,Myrtaceae

Strawberry Guava soil requirements and planting instructions, Strawberry Guava grow best in moderately fertile, sandy loam soils of neutral to mildly acid pH. Plants will grow satisfactorily in sandy and calcareous soils with attention to watering and fertilizer. Strawberry Guava should be grown in well-drained soils and areas of the landscape that do not flood. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Psidium guajava. When planting Strawberry Guava in the landscape plant at 4' apart.

Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0

light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light. This species of Strawberry Guava is considered hardy at zones 9-11

Strawberry Guava, If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Strawberry Guava are drought tolerant. Produces small white flowers in the summer followed by fruit. blooms are white red and sometimes pink.

Strawberry Guava, this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower.

Strawberry Guava pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between.

Strawberry Guava are also refered to as guava, guajava, guayaba, jambu biji, bayabas, trapaek sruk, farang, ma-kuai, ma-man and oi. Strawberry Guava are generally grown from shoots, seeds and tissue culture. There are several different varieties of Strawberry Guava.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 21 December, 2010.