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Kind of hard to tell from the photo, but the constellation of them makes me think aphids. Aphids reproduce very quickly, by live birth and eggs, and are very difficult to eliminate, but pretty manageable... I don't know where you live and what you local fauna is like, but ladybugs are the natural predator of the aphid, these can be purchased commercially ...


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This article is extremely detailed so I will give the salient points: if the main stem dies it is likely to sprout multiple stems, give it a few months not fussy as to soil guavas are tough, verging on weedy in the tropics. Don't give up hope! regular watering when the top half inch of soil dries out should do does not tolerate frost and not happy with ...


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I agree with Grady Player - almost certainly aphids. To help control the aphids, as well as soapy water, various oraganic spray and pesticides, some people recommend knocking them off with streams of water from a hose, or brush them off and/or squashing them by hand if there aren't too many. Re: the ladybirds - I don't think you can force the ladybirds ...


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As far as I'm aware, this is detrimental to each tree and you should cut off 2 of them to focus the available light, moisture, and nutrients to the one tree. The trees may be sprouts from a larger single tree that was cut down for some reason or they may be sprouts from guava seeds that were dropped there naturally by birds or as part of a compost heap or ...



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