|Plant Height||24 inch (61 cm)|
|Plant Spread||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Common Name||Psidium guajava|
|Maximum Reachable Height||20 to 30 feet|
|Bloom Time||Throughout the year|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
- The tree should be planted in well-drained soil where its roots have room to spread.
- Fertilize growing guavas every one to two months while young and then three to four times per year as the tree matures.
- Guava trees need a high amount of nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash, along with some magnesium for maximum fruit production.
- An example is a formula of 6-6-6-2, worked into soils just prior to the onset of the growing season and then evenly spaced out three times during the growth period.
- Pruning should be done when it grows excess.
- Look for pest attack and apply cure accordingly.
Guava Tree Care
Layers are used as planting material. The planting is distributed from June – December. A spacing 5 to 6m. Plant the layers with the ball of earth in the centre of the pit of 45 cm x 45 cm x 45 cm size filled with FYM 10 Kg neem cake 1 Kg and topsoil.
Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade Watering Medium Soil Well-drained soil Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer Harvest Season Throughout the year
Guava Tree Special Feature
The guava fruit grows on a small tree with a wide, short canopy and a sturdy single to the multi-stemmed trunk.
Guava Tree Uses
- Used in Ayurvedic preparations
- Mature fruit use for making the Jams and jellies