Guava Plants information

Guava Plants information

We produced best quality Grafted guava plants and seeds. Guava is successfully grown under tropical and subtropical climatic zones. It can be grown from sea level to an altitude of about 1515 m. young plants are susceptible to drought and cold conditions.

Guavas are grown almost entirely for fresh consumption. However, international market for fresh guavas is small. Nevertheless, more trade is carried on processed guava products like Juices and nectars, Jam and Jellies, fruit paste, canned whole and halves in syrup. Some traders believe that there is a good international market potential for fresh guavas and that demand will grow as more consumers become acquainted with this fruit.

Description

We produced best quality Grafted guava plants and seeds. Guava is successfully grown under tropical and subtropical climatic zones. It can be grown from sea level to an altitude of about 1515 m. young plants are susceptible to drought and cold conditions.

Guavas are grown almost entirely for fresh consumption. However, international market for fresh guavas is small. Nevertheless, more trade is carried on processed guava products like Juices and nectars, Jam and Jellies, fruit paste, canned whole and halves in syrup. Some traders believe that there is a good international market potential for fresh guavas and that demand will grow as more consumers become acquainted with this fruit.

Climate: guava is successfully grown under tropical and subtropical climatic zones. In areas having inct winter season, the yield tends to increase and quality improves. It can be grown from sea level to an altitude of about 1515 m. young plants are susceptible to drought and cold conditions. Dry atmosphere at the time of flowering and fruit setting is ideal whereas high temperature at fruit development causes fruit drop.

Soil: The guava does equally well on heavy clay, to light sandy, gravel bars near streams, or on limestone and tolerates a pH range from 4.5 to 9.4. It is some what salt resistant. Good drainage is recommended however, guavas are seen growing on land with high water table.

Commercial Varieties:

Pear shape Large: Of Large size, slightly oblate deep pink with very thin skin, thick white flesh, few seeds.

Pear shape Small: Of small size, slightly oblate deep pink with very thin skin, thick white flesh, few seeds.

Allahabad: Large white fleshed with few fairly hard seeds.

Red fleshed: Of medium size with many fairly soft seeds, high in pectin and good for jelly.

Apple colour: Of medium size, slightly oblate deep pink skin, creamy white flesh, moderate amount of seeds, very sweet flavour. Heavy bearer, good keeping quality.

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