Black Chilean Guava
A black fruited relative of the Chilean Guava. Fruits tend to be slightly larger than the Chilean Guava with a similarly sweet flavor.
A small shrub, usually to only 2-6ft. Evergreen, grows quite well in filtered sun and shade.
The chilean guava is hardy to about 18F, and grows best in cool subtropical climates. Sunset Zones: 14-24 USDA: 9-11
Grow in full sun or part shade. Water moderately. Grows well in container culture.
By seeds and cuttings. Seeds are fairly slow to germinate, usually taking several weeks or a few months.
Eaten fresh, or used to make jams and jellies.
Native to Chile.