Additional information for Guava - Cherry Yellow Cherry

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Guava - Cherry Yellow Cherry

Guava - Cherry Yellow Cherry

Botanical name  Psidium cattleyanum
Family  Myrtaceae
Details  

Fruit about 2.5cm round turning golden yellow when fully ripe. April - July. Aromatic, juicy with small edible seeds

Small tree from 2-4 metres. Can be moderately vigorous. Spreading habit. Prune for size or shape late autumn or early spring. Fruits on new seasons growth (reddish-bronze colour) prune before spring growth starts.

Self-fertile, pollinated by insects and birds.

Can tolerate costal conditions and some shade.
Harvest     
Height (m)  2 - 4
Flowers  white
Edible  
Evergreen  
Frost sensitive  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Shade / Sun  Full sun
Soil type  free-draining rich in organic matter

 Belongs to the following Plant

Red cherry / strawberry guava

Red cherry / strawberry guava

Common name  Red cherry / strawberry guava
Botanical name  Psidium cattleianum
Height (m)  6
Edible  
Evergreen  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Shade / Sun  Full sun