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Guava Sardar L49, Amrud ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant

Guava, Psidium guajava, is an evergreen shrub or small tree in the family Myrtaceae grown for its edible fruits. The plants are attractive and produce deliciously rich, sweet fruits that are excellent fresh or in desserts.


About Guava Sardar L49

Guava (Psidium guajava), the apple of tropics, is one of the most common fruits in India. It is the fourth most important fruit in area and production after mango, banana and citrus. Being hardy, it gives an assured crop even with little care, and is good for rainfed areas also.


Successful Guava cultivation is grown under tropical and sub-tropical climate. In areas with distinct winter season, the yield tends to increase and quality improves.


Plant Specifications

Plant Height 24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Yellow guava, Apple of tropics
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 33 feet.
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Throughout the year
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

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  • Keep the plant outdoor with Natural bright Light.
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month and then three to four times per year as the tree matures.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot,re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.


Guava Sardar L49 Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

Key requirements to keep plant healthy:


Sunlight Natural bright light.
Watering Moderately
Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile,rich in organic content
Temperature 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Throughout the year

Guava Sardar L49 Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • The plant has been used to treat inflammation and kidney and urinary tract infections; as a diuretic and as a stomach tonic
  • Other uses include carminative action and treatment of cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis, and gout
  • It also has been used for leukorrhea and yeast infections
  • Note: Used only after consulting the specialist

Culinary Use:

  • Eaten fresh, but can also be used for jellies, jams, ice cream, sauces, cakes, tarts, drinks and chutney