Chilean guava is part of the Ugni genus and its scientific name is Ugni molinae.
Can be grown in a pot indoors.1 The berries are said to taste very good.It is a flowering edible fruit / houseplant and is treated mainly as an evergreen, so it retains its leaves throughout the year. Chilean guava is known for its shrub-like habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.43 metres (7.90 feet).
Typically, Chilean guava is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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Likes well drained soil. Does not like regularly getting too hot in the summer.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Chilean guava so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Chilean guava so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Chilean guava plants:
Uñi, Murta, Murtilla, New zealand cranberry, Tazziberry, Myrtus ugni, Eugenia ugni
Myrtus ugni, Eugenia ugni
11 May 2011
2nd year fruiting here. Points for being a perennial, edible and easily grown. Good producer, tart flavour in rind when immature.