Psidium forum: Psidium guajava

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Oct 31, 2010 9:52 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI
Psidium guajava, Common Guava is a cultigen of tropical America. The tree has been cultivated there since ancient times for it's popular fruit.

Today it is cultivated throughout the tropical areas of the World and in warm temperate areas.

Here is a close-up of the leaf.


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ImageMetrosideros
Oct 31, 2010 10:02 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI
Psidium guajava, young fruit.

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ImageMetrosideros
Oct 31, 2010 10:16 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI
Guava fruit maturing.


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ImageMetrosideros
Dec 20, 2010 12:36 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI
Ripe fruit.

This is the wild 'Pink Beaumont' variety.



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Dec 20, 2010 12:48 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI
Fruit inside.

'Pink Beaumont' Guava!

It is very sweet, low acid.


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