Red Strawberry Guava

$69.98
Item #2274.
Availability: In stock

Container Size: 5 Gallon


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USDA ZONES: 9-11 Outdoors
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Red Strawberry Guava is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Psidium cattleyanum

Red strawbery guava fruits are about the size of a golf ball, and look similar to small purple-red pomegranates. The fruit has a sweet, tangy strawberry-guava flavor and is high in Vitamin C. Good for eating fresh, juiced or in jelly.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
White
Ripens:
August - December
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:

15'-20' height if planted outdoors, but can be maintained at 10'-12' with pruning

Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 24° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
9 - 11
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
None
Size & Spacing

15'-20' height if planted outdoors, but can be maintained at 10'-12' with pruning

Plant 6' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care

The strawberry guava is tolerant of many soil types, but produces best in well-drained soils with some organic matter. Plant in full sun and provide regular moisture. Strawberry guavas are self-pollinating and produce abundant amounts of fruit. The abundant fruit crop will attract birds and squirels. Strawberry guavas are considered invasive, so avoid planting near a natural habitat like a preserve, where birds can spread the seeds.

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