Chilean guava.

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Chilean guava.

Post by Rohail Asad » November 24th, 2014, 10:40 pm

Yesterday i went to a sunday bazar with my father, there are 5 stalls of nurseries over there. I saw a plant and asked about that plant. He told me that it is a guava plant of very small fruit. I purchased it very cheap and searched about it on internet after coming home.
I got to know that its name is Ugni molinae and its common name is Chilean guava. Its fruit is tasty but very small. Its an ornamental plant Its fruit is very fragrant and a very good pot plant.
It is suitable for Pakistani weather conditions. Its height is 1 to 1.5 metres. It tolerates -10'C and loves heat. Can be grown in all types of soil,and self pollination
If feasible add it in Flora Pakistan Database. Some pictures are here

Chilean guava(my plant)

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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Izhar » November 24th, 2014, 11:20 pm

Wow... what a find.. do share the pics when it blooms

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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Mustansir Billah » November 25th, 2014, 9:51 am

Nice Find Rohail! I will write it down in my list...

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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » November 25th, 2014, 8:08 pm

hmmmm....a little clarification dear rohail...your plant is not Chilean guava at all...it is dwarf variety of common guava and bears small fruit of 1 inch or bigger in size which is edible.its botanical name is psidium guajava nana.while cilean guava is Myrtus ugni...

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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » November 25th, 2014, 8:49 pm

Hamad Ahmed Kisana wrote:hmmmm....a little clarification dear rohail...your plant is not Chilean guava at all...it is dwarf variety of common guava and bears small fruit of 1 inch or bigger in size which is edible.its botanical name is psidium guajava nana.while cilean guava is Myrtus ugni...
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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Rohail Asad » November 25th, 2014, 9:42 pm

Hamad bhai, you are a master gardener. I cannot disagree with you but i have little doubt and time will decide that what it is?

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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by khabbab » November 26th, 2014, 12:08 pm

Whatever it is, flowers are lovely.
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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » August 26th, 2015, 10:57 am

It must be in fruit by now how about an up-date.

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Re: Chilean guava.

Post by Rohail Asad » August 27th, 2015, 8:35 pm

It was in pot before.It was not growing well and was not giving flowers there. . now i have shifted it to ground. Its growing well. Will share some pics asap.

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