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Strawberry or Cherry Guava Psidium littorale var. longpipes

Strawberry or Cherry Guava

Psidium littorale var. longpies

Buy Strawberry or Cherry Guava

A frost hardy small tree. White multi-stamen flowers develop into red fruit with excellent tangy, sweet fruit.

FEATURES: Small pointed dark green foliage forms a bushy shrub to small tree 2-5m tall by 1 - 2m wide. Pretty fluffy white flowers Spring to early Summer. Guava fruit are highly variable. This form has rounded burgundy red-brown fruit when ripe. The flesh is also a purplish red. Fruit generally ripen in late Summer but in sub/tropical climates may crop twice per year. Heavy cropping tree. Strawberry or Cherry Guava

CONDITIONS: Suited to fertile free draining soils in warm sunny sites.

FOR BEST RESULTS: Enrich soil with well rotted compost and manure in a thick mulch. Choose a site protected from strong wind. Prune to encourage woody stems close to the main framework which will bear fruit.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:

• informal fruiting hedge

• use fruit fresh or cooked

• make juice, jam or jelly

• containers