Latin Name: Psidium Guajava
Common Names: Pink guava
Growth Structure: Medium-sized Tree up to 20 ft.
Light Requirement: Full sun
Water Requirement: **
Description: The pink guava fruit grows on evergreen trees, and they grow up to 4 inches with an ovate shape. They have smooth green skin that can ripen to a yellowish-golden hue with pink flesh inside. The taste has been described as a cross between a papaya and a pear with a mild sweetness.
Guavas are incredibly versatile in that they can be eaten raw, baked into desserts, made into jams and drinks, or even used as a savory complement to meats and roasted vegetables. They are also high in Vitamin C and potassium.