Guava – Chilean
$14.99 – $24.99
Ugni molinae “Chilean Guava”
Regular – 140mm pot
Semi Advanced – 180mm pot
A small, evergreen shrub with small, leathery leaves native to Chile. Small, red fruit has a sweet/tart flavour that is a combination of pineapple, strawberry and apple. Self fertile. Flowering occurs in spring, followed by fruit.
Excellent eaten fresh, or made into jam or a sauce.
Grows up to 2m and tolerates a range of soil conditions. Excellent as a low hedge. Once established, the plant can tolerate dry conditions, but water when young. Full sun to part shade. Prune after fruiting to maintain shape.