Botanical Name: Psidium cattleianum.
Height: 25'. As long as the Guava is in a container and kept trimmed it will remain at 3' - 4' or smaller. The only way it will grow larger is if it is planted directly in the ground, which can only be done in the southern most zones and it will then grow up to
Spacing: Pots or 20' spacing when directly planted in the ground.
Depth: At the same level as in the pot it was shipped in.
Spread: 2' - 3' spread if kept trimmed and potted. 20' spread if directly planted in the ground in the southern most zones.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating, but better to have two plants.
Color: White flowers.
Foliage: Green, hairless, 3 inch long leaves; turn reddish in cool weather; dense.
Blooms: Early Summer.
Fruit: Purplish-red, 1 - 1 1/2 inch fruit.
Soil Requirements: Moist, organic, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Fast.
Size: 1 inch blossoms.
Comments: No serious pest or disease. WATER FREQUENTLY DURING FRUITING. HUMIDITY SHOULD BE 40% - 50%. USE A 20-20-20 FERTILIZER FORMULA EVERY 2 WEEKS IN THE SPRING AND DURING ACTIVE GROWTH OR FRUIT SET. BEST GROWN IN 70' - 75' DEGREES F. TEMPERATURES. TAKES 3 MONTHS FOR FRUIT TO RIPEN. MAY BE TRAINED AS A TREE. TASTES LIKE STRAWBERRIES. BEARS FRUIT IN 2 YEARS WITH PROPER CARE. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR