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GUAVA - PURPLE

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Botanical Name: Psidium rufum
Description

A small, purple skinned guava with round fruits to 3-4cm. Fruits look a bit like the strawberry guava but have much darker, more purple skin. Pulp is translucent yellow, with an acidic flavour.

Other Names: Araca-cagao, Araca-perinha
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$19.75 0 Seedling Pot: 0.75L
Height: 30-40cm
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Height: 70-80cm
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Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

SA, WA

Suitability in Pots

Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

2-3 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

March, April

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Guava - Purple

I have an established tree in my garden. We call it the Cherry Guava. Lovely fruit tree to have in the backyard. | Henry Charles Ng - Blacktown, NSW 11-Jun-2016

Guava - Purple

This is a super plant. It is hardy at least where I live in Victoria, lovely glossy leaves and my kids love the fruit. Thanks Daley for the work you do. | Marisa Lavars - Geelong, VIC 26-Jul-2017
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Guava - Purple (Seedling)

Amanda's Edible Fruits
Update: 336 days 14hrs

Comments: - Psidium rufrum. I lost both of these for some reason. They seemed to be growing really well and then they just up and died. i don't often kill plants so I am stumped here.

Planted: 2018

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: balanced Acid lovers alternating with slow release chook manure pellets. Little and often

Question: Are they prone to root rots and/or overwatering? 


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