Growing Guide: Cas Guava

Common Names: 
Sour Guava, Costa Rican Guava, Guayaba de Fresco, Crown Guava, Chaco Guava, Acid guava

Native to:
Costa Rica

Traditional Uses:
Culinary

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Plant Type:
Subtropical/ Tropical Evergreen Fruiting Shrub

Harvest Season:
Year-Round. Peaks in Winter, Decreases in Late Spring

Mature Size:
32 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-draining soil.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate: 
Fast

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