- Psidium guajava : Guava tree
- Family: Myrtaceae
- Origin : South America
- Height in its natural environment : 10 m
- Hardiness : -1°C
- Colour of the flower :White
Height : about 10 / 20 cm
Description of the plant
Not only is it good, it is beautiful!
The guava tree is indeed a very beautiful ornamental tree with its elegant evergreen foliage and its splendid copper-coloured bark, which comes off in large patches. Its graceful white flowers are adorned with fragrant golden stamens before giving rise to its famous and highly sought-after fruit: guavas.
Rich in vitamin C and iron, these fruits are just as good raw as cooked, and lend themselves to numerous preparations such as jams, jellies, sorbets, fruit juices for cocktails... The leaves can also be brewed like tea, and will help unfortunate travelers against diarrhea!
It can bear fruit as early as the second year, in short, a fruit tree's love!
Also known as : Common guava, Yellow guava, Lemon guava, Apple guava,
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