Growing Guide: Cattley Guavas (Lemon, Strawberry)

Plant Type:
Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Tree, Shrub

Harvest Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall

Mature Size:
Lemon Guavas will grow up to 6-15 ft. on average, whereas Strawberry Guavas can reach up to 25 ft.  Cattley Guava tree/shrub size is easily managed, making it very suitable for containers or even growing indoors.  

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, moist, well-draining soil

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade 

Self-Fertile: 
Yes 

Growth Rate: 
Fast, Medium

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Medium Pot Size: Grown from seed. Ready to produce in 2 years.
X-Large Pot Size: Ready to produce within 1 year.