Guava, Wild Florida (Psidium guajava)

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Sow Exotic's Wild Florida Guava is a dwarf-growing subtropical to tropical fruit tree native to the Americas.  This variety was found growing and naturalized in our area, here in Central Florida.  It produces large, delicious yellow guava fruits with a deep pink flesh.  Like most guava varieties, contain a high amount of vitamin A and folate. It also contains vitamins C (even greater amounts are in the skin) and B-complex vitamins as well as minerals like potassium.

Plant Type:
Subtropical to Tropical Fruiting Shrub/Tree

Harvest Season:
Spring, Summer

Mature Size:
Up to 12 ft. tall 

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-draining soil.
Avoid planting guavas in low spots where cool air settles, as they don't like cold. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

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

Propagation:
Our  Guava Plants are grown from seed and are capable of fruiting within 3 years.

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Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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How to Grow Guava

Plant Type: Evergreen Fruit Tree, naturalized in Florida

Harvest Season: Spring - Fall; heaviest in late-Summer.

Mature Size: Around 20 ft. Can easily be pruned to container size.

Soil & Moisture: Sandy, loose, well-draining soil, nutrient rich.

Exposure: Full Sun, Light Shade

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

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