Native to Brazil, Strawberry Guava is a heavy producing, drought tolerant, evergreen tree/shrub that bears gorgeous blooms and delicious pink fruits! Strawberry Guava flowers are quite fragrant and a favorite of bees and butterflies. Fruit is deep-reddish pink and has a light strawberry-like flavor. Fruit can be eaten straight off of the bush or made into jam, jelly, drinks, etc... Seeds are hard, but edible. A nutritious tea can be made from the leaves.
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.