Peruvian White Guava - Psidium guajava
The Peruvian White Guava (Psidium guajava) produces fruit about the size of a softball. This green-skinned fruit is pure white inside. The Peruvian White Guava can attain red/brown markings on their leaves during the winter months.
Psidium guajava. Guavas produce large golfball or baseball-sized fruit. Guavas can grow 10-20 feet high but are easier to maintain if kept around 6-8 feet. Luckily, guavas are generally resistant to pests and diseases.
- Average mature height: 30-40 feet
- Fertilizer: During the growing season, feed occasionally with a liquid fertilizer containing minor nutrients
- Light: Full to part sun
- Soil: Guavas can be grown adequately in poor soils, but will perform best with moist, well-drained, fertile soil.
- Water: Average watering needs
- Zones: 9-11
We ship our plants in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3 to 6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.