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Psidium angulatum, Brazilian Guava, Araca Pera, Bayabas 

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Psidium angulatum

Brazilian Guava, Araca Pera, Bayabas
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

An unusual and tasty wild guava from the Brazilian Amazon. Rare in cultivation. Grows into a small tree, leaves are very interesting and distinctive, with wavy margins.

Fruit grow to 2-3", with an acidic, sour but guava-like flavor. Its juice is concentrated and must be diluted and sweetened to produce a delicious drink. The fruit is processed into ice cream sorbet, gelatins and candies. A great container specimen. Zones 9 to 11.


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Psidium angulatum, Brazilian Guava, Araca Pera, Bayabas 

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Psidium angulatum, Brazilian Guava, Araca Pera, Bayabas 

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Psidium angulatum, Brazilian Guava, Araca Pera, Bayabas 

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