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GUAVA - MEXICAN CREAM

Guava - Mexican Cream - treeBotanical Name: Psidium guajava
Description

Medium round fruit 50mm diameter. Skin light: yellow, slightly blushed with red. Flesh creamy white, thick, very sweet, fine-textured, excellent for dessert. Seed cavity small with relatively soft seeds. Tree upright.

Other Names: Pera, Amrood, Gawafa
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Edible Hedge Or Screen (#EdibleHedgeOrScreen), Ornamental Fruit Tree (#OrnamentalFruitTree)

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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, May, June

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Question & Answer

Could you let me know if this is an invasive type of plant. From: PROSERPINE QLD

They can self seed. You can prevent them from spreading by netting your tree as the fruits mature, this will prevent any birds, bats or other animals from spreading the seeds and will also keep your fruit free from fruit fly. Have a look at the fruit saver nets as these will work perfectly.

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Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Guava - Mexican Cream Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum

Guava - Mexican Cream

When fruit are just starting to develop, protect them from fatal insects by tying a clear plastic bag around individual fruit and letting the fruit grow and mature with the bag still around it. You will be pleasantly surprised by the size and flavour. | Sabrina Kleiman - Highvale, QLD 12-Mar-2007

Guava - Mexican Cream

Will grow in Melbourne | Mansur - Doncaster, VIC 11-Jan-2014
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Guava - Mexican Cream (Cutting) 7/10

HappyEarth's Edible Fruits
Update: 2496 days 22hrs

Comments: - Attractive, hardy, shrubs with nice tasting fruits which need to be bagged to avoid fruit fly in my climate.  Fruits not as nice as the hawaian guava.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, December

Planted: 2008

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pruned By: 20% in After Fruiting

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Hosre manure, worm castings and dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control: Bag fruits to avoid fruit fly

Organic Status:Organic


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Guava - Mexican Cream 7/10

CasONeill1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3381 days 15hrs

Comments: -

Planted (in Melbourne) in a sheltered north facing part of the garden - some shade from street trees - I don't think I gave it enough water last summer - will do better this year!


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 10/10

Sean1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2562 days 21hrs

Comments: -

Love the fruit. From Daleys, growing in a bonsai bag & looks fantastic. Hopefully will fruit next year

Height 1.2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 25% in After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Dynamic Lifter, Seasol

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Guava - Mexican Cream 9/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 497 days 7hrs

Comments: - Very good soft sweet taste, sweeter than Hawaiian pink. Good crop. Recommended.

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2014

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control: Tried using vegemite solution in soft drink bottle to trap fruit flies but not completely effective. One spray with lebaycid worked very well.


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Cutting) 9/10

Markmelb's Edible Fruits
Update: 43 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Growing well in pot - will pot up in spring

Update 6 May 2016 photo of fruit close to ready - gong yellower and getting larger too. I cant wait to try it - hoping for soft edible seeds.

Fruiting Months May

Planted: 2014

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 4 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

None really here in Melbourne.

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

2nd pic Fruit Growing Jan 28 2016


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 7/10

Luong21's Edible Fruits
Update: 658 days 13hrs

Comments: - Not as vigorous as the Hawaiian guava but just beautiful.

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 8/10

Fruitylicious1's Edible Fruits
Update: 257 days 16hrs

Comments: -

Yummy

Planted: 2017

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, pwerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Cutting) 6/10

Sandy31's Edible Fruits
Update: 118 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Creamy sweet fruit with less seeds.

Seeds are soft

Planted: 2014

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: No


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sandy31 says... [1399 days 21hrs ago]
Died due to frost. Looking for a New One now
sandy31 says... [1278 days 13hrs ago]
Got new One from a Friend who is moving to Melbourne. feeling excited.
sandy31 says... [364 days 19hrs ago]
Its Finally died.....
sandy31 says... [345 days 19hrs ago]
New Guava planted on a new Spot

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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 9/10

Fruitylicious1's Edible Fruits
Update: 257 days 16hrs

Comments: - Childhood memories.

Height 12 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fruitylicious1 says... [170 days 9hrs ago]
May 2018, growing nicely and vigorously in a pot. More than doubled its size in 6 months.

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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 5/10

Sandy31's Edible Fruits
Update: 118 days 8hrs

Comments: - fruit

Planted: 2017

Height 2 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination


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sandy31 says... [345 days 19hrs ago]
Planted on 3/12/2017, Arjun's Bday, Hopefully 3rd time lucky
sandy31 says... [118 days 7hrs ago]
heavy frost on 15.7.19 Minus 5 ( -5) degrees, never seen this low ins syd west before. Guava not lukn good,,, Hopefully it may have survived

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