Black Guava Plant

159.00

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Description

The plants are attractive and produce deliciously rich, sweet fruits that are excellent fresh or in desserts.
What makes it special:

  • Fruits are available throughout the year.
  • Gives an assured crop even with very little care.

Guava botanically known as Psidium guajava, is an evergreen shrub or small tree in the family Myrtaceae grown for its edible fruits. It is the fourth most important fruit in area and production after mango, banana and citrus.

Being hardy, it gives an assured crop even with little care, and is good for rainfed areas also. Successful Guava cultivation is grown under tropical and sub-tropical climate. In areas with distinct winter season, the yield tends to increase and quality improves.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Yellow guava, Apple of tropics
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 meter
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Throughout the year
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care

Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Light Requirement

  • More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in morning or evening.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition.

For re-potting procedure click here

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

Donts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

    Guava Tree Care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

Sunlight More than 6 hours of sunlight and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
Watering Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content
Temperature 25 to 35 degree Celsius
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan)
Harvest Season Throughout the year

Guava Tree Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • The plant has been used to treatment of various diseases like diarrhea, diabetes, cough, high cholesterol
  • It also has been used for leukorrhea and yeast infections
  • Note: Used only after consulting the Health specialist

Culinary Use:

  • Eaten fresh, but can also be used for jellies, jams, ice cream, sauces, cakes, tarts, drinks and chutney

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