Guava - Purple

Psidium rufum

Purple Guava Display showing the foliage leaves and fruit cut in half showing the seed and purple flesh colour

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

$19.75 ($19.75-$19.75 choose a size)

Specifications of Guava - Purple

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

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 Reviews & Tips

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Marisa Lavars
4y ago

Geelong, VIC, Australia

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.

Henry Charles Ng
5y ago

Blacktown, NSW, Australia

Guava - Purple

I have an established tree in my garden. We call it the Cherry Guava. Lovely fruit tree to have in the backyard.

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