Thai grafted guava, scientifically known as Psidium guajava, is a tropical fruit-bearing plant widely cultivated in various tropical and subtropical regions, including Thailand. This fruit, also referred to as “farang” in Thai, is prized for its unique flavor, fragrance, and nutritional benefits. The Thai grafted guava plant is characterized by its small to medium-sized, round or pear-shaped fruits with green skin that turns yellow when ripe.
- Thai guava plants thrive in tropical and subtropical climates with well-draining soil and ample sunlight.
- They are relatively easy to grow and can be propagated from seeds or cuttings.
- Regular pruning helps maintain the plant’s shape and facilitates easier fruit harvesting.
- Fruit: The Thai guava typically produces round to oval-shaped fruits, varying in size from small to medium.
- Flavor: Thai guavas offer a delightful blend of sweetness and tanginess, with a distinct aroma.
- Plant: The plant itself features evergreen foliage, with elliptical leaves and white, aromatic flowers that develop into the fruit. It can reach heights of up to 20 feet (6 meters), although it’s often pruned to a more manageable size for easier harvesting.