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How to germinate guava seeds?

Recently I received guava seeds from two of my friends. One is a red variety and other is a normal Guava variety. I planted the seeds on coco-peat three weeks ago and kept watering since then. I just ...
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Guava tree pruning

I pruned my 10 year old Guava tree to half the size in June 2018. I am worried as it doesn't produce new shoots yet.This is Septemeber. My question is about how long I have to wait to see new leaves?...
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Do eaten leaves on a guava tree mean the tree needs help?

I planted a guava sapling in my yard and in a few months, have noticed a few leaves being 'eaten'. Is this just some insect feeding of a few leaves and should be of no concern ? Or is this an ...
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What causes dark brown spots on guava fruit?

I am from India and I see that young guava fruits have dark black/brown spots on them. I grow them at my home. I have attached photos of the fruits. Could someone help in identifying the disease and ...
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Why is my guava plant producing sour fruit?

My guava plant is producing sour fruit. Is this because of a nutrient deficiency or because of the type of plant? How can I grow sweet guava fruit?
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Why the leaves of my guava getting dry and dropping?

I have purchased a guava plant one week ago. from the start of having this tree, some of the leaves getting dry and wavy then start to dropping without getting yellow. is this natural or my tree has a ...
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Does it matter if I cull the flower or fruit for higher fruit quality?

I have a tropical Century Guava that will soon be putting out dozens of flowers. I would like the resulting fruit to be bigger, so I need to do some culling. Will the final fruit quality differ if I ...
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Why are the lower leaves of my tropical Guava yellowing and dropping?

I had a Century Guava (世紀芭樂) shipped over from Taiwan to zone 9 California. It is nearly 6 feet tall. I planted it in the biggest container that IKEA sold, 20 inches wide, 2 feet deep. I drilled many ...
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Why are there three guava trees grown within inches of each other?

I bought a house where the previous owner had planted 3 trees within inches of each other. They are all 5 feet tall now. As this is the first time I've ever seen multiple trunks crowded together, I ...
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What are these critters in my guava tree and do I need to get rid of them?

I have a couple of guava trees that are starting to flower and while noting the flowers today I saw a number of very small, black bugs hanging out on some of the leaves and stems. They look like baby ...
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How do you transition a guava from a yard in Florida to a pot in Boston?

My father, who lives in Florida, recently gave me a guava that was growing in his back yard. He potted it with soil from the ground and tossed in into the back of my van to bring home to Boston. ...