Early Spanish explorers of the 1500s found "Acca sellowiana O." , the Strawberry Guava, which grew into a natural tree in America, where far south from far into Peru. History records that in 1816 in North Florida, the Seminole Indians produced guavas. The "Acca sellowiana O.", "Strawberry Guava" trees can be 25 feet tall and are often planted by homeowners as a hedge hedge that is easily cut or unsprayed, not spread. The guava tree can be trained on one or more trunks by the intersection and will grow into an excellent specimen that will be covered with exotic flowers late in the spring. The tree is gray in color and the grain is very hard and dense. Leaves are small, light green, and plants are easily recognizable from the distance.
Guava tree or shrub grows slowly and requires planting of two plants for cross pollination. The tree is a cold, 15-degree cranberry and salt water filter. Bees and hummingbirds visit red and yellow flowers, and pollination visits result in fruit.
Guava fruit belongs to the category of berries under one inch. Each guava berry is covered with a coarse shell and white, pink or red colors appear inside the paste
Guava tree is best in the partial shade of acidic soils. The plants are practically free of disease and fruits are usually harvested by shaking the mature guavas when the color changes and then accumulates on sheets or tiles. Fruit can be kept in a fridge for up to one week and can be peeled and eaten freshly as a fruit, dessert or salad. If the fruit is dipped with diluted lemon juice, the color of the paste is clear.
Fruits are commercially available in puddings, pies, juices and jellies, and are rich in vitamins A and C as well as numerous useful minerals. Guava is grown commercially in Florida and California, and in many southern forests the shrub has become natural and misplaced as an indigenous historical plant. "Guavaween" is a traditional, central Florida event and money event that is held annually to celebrate the appearance of guava at parades and festivals that were planned near Halloween festivities in Ybor City, Florida, on a outskirt in Tampa, Florida. This "Guavaween" event is celebrated at the end of October each year.
There are many kinds of guilty; a tropical guava, "Psidium guajava L." an important plant in Hawaii, fruit production in excess of £ 15 million a year. These guava fruits are considered to be technically berries and the trees grow on wild plants in Kuawai Island. Prior to harvesting the plants were intensively cut, fertilized and irrigated. Fresh, powerful shoots are growing for pruning, and tasty fruits are on flowers that hit the guava on the new tree and last about seven months to develop perfectly.
a number of tourists stop at US Highway # 1 and US 41, which are now being transformed into interstate highways I-1 and I-75. The tourist shops "Stuckeys" were filled with souvenirs like pecan logs. One of the most memorable batches sold for sale was guava jelly, jam, paste, or any other imaginable product that used the magic of guava tree magic. All these small jelly and other guava products were glassy visibly impressive and their contents were green, red, yellow and blue.