guava is successfully grown under tropical and subtropical climatic zones. In areas having distinct winter season.
GUAVA:We produced best quality guava seeds .guava is successfully grown under tropical and sub tropical climatic zones. 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. In areas having distinct 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 Guava: Of Large size, slightly oblate deep pink with very thin skin, thick white flesh, few seeds.Pear shape Small Guava: Of small size, slightly oblate deep pink with very thin skin, thick white flesh, few seeds.Allahabad Guava: Large white fleshed with few fairly hard seeds.Red fleshed Guava: Of medium size with many fairly soft seeds, high in pectin and good for jelly.Guava Apple color: Of medium size, slightly oblate deep pink skin, creamy white flesh, moderate amount of seeds, very sweet flavor. Heavy bearer, good keeping quality.