BRAZILIAN WILD GUAVA~ Psidium angulatum Para Guava RARE FRUIT TREE LIVE Seedling

Psidium angulatum

Psidium angulatum

Araçá Pará 

Indigenous to the eastern Amazonian forest in Brazil

Brazilian Wild Guava
Psidium angulatum     Pará Guava

You are bidding on * small bare root seedlings with vigorous root systems 3-6 inches tall with * leaves born and grown in Hawaii.

Psidium angulatum    Pará Guava


This Brazilian guava is one of the most interesting of the many wild acidic guavas. An intriguing and tasty wild guava from the Brazilian Amazon. This guava has very attractive foliage, each leaf is ruffled.

This tree occurs wild and cultivated at low and medium elevations throughout Amazonia and from Peru to Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela and the Guianas. Some specimens have been grown in southern Florida in the past under the name P. Aracá.

Fruits grow to 2-3 inch, with an acidic, sour but guava-like flavor. Its sour juice is so concentrated that it must be diluted 10 times and well sweetened to produce an acceptable drink.

This Guava bears fruit after 3-5 years growth.
Fruits is very aromatic and may be eaten fresh or made into a juice or paste for later use. Upon ripening, the guava becomes soft and juicy, then may be eaten fresh, made into a juice or nectar contain fruit pulp, or made into preserves, jam, jelly, or paste. The fruit is eaten mixed with honey or made into acid drinks or preserves.

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Psidium angulatum Guava


Pará Guava

Pará Guava will fruit in a container. Trees grow well in full sun and with ample water, although short periods of drought will not harm the plant. For proper ripening ample water is needed during fruit development.

Psidium angulatum

Brazilian Wild Guava


    The Pará guava has been known as Britoa acida Berg. Calvacante now shows this binomial as a synonym of Psidium acutangulum DC. and gives the Brazilian vernacular name as Aracá-Pera. Cruz (1965) calls it araca piranga, aracandiva, aracanduba and goiabarana. Le Cointe shows it as araca comum do Pará. Then he describes P. aracá Raddi as a separate species. In Bolivia, P. acutangulum is known as guabira; in Peru, as ampi yacu, puca yacu, guayava del agua.

The shrub or tree ranges in height from 26 to 40 ft (8-12 m). Its branchlets are quadrangular and winged near the leaf base. New growth is finely hairy. The leaves, with very short petioles, are elliptical, 4 to 5 1/2 in (10-14 cm) long, 1 1/2 to 2 3/8 in (4-6 cm) wide, rounded at the base, pointed at the apex.

The long-stalked, white, 5-petalled flowers, with more than 300 stamens, are borne singly or in 2's or 3's in the leaf axils. The fruit is round, pear-shaped or ellipsoid, 1 1/4 to 3 3/16 in (3-8 cm) wide, pale-yellow, with yellowish-white, very acid but well-flavored pulp containing a few hard, triangular seeds. 4 or 5 years from seed to produce fruit. Fruits are about 3 inches in diameter and turn yellow when ripe. Fragrant fruit with very nice sweet tart flavor. The crop ripens in the spring.

Psidium angulatum Guava
Psidium angulatum Guava



Guava, Apple Guava, Guyava, Kuawa Goiaba, Araçá-para

    Guavas are seen growing wild almost everywhere on the windward side of our islands. Guava trees are established as wild flora all along many Hawaii roadsides.    

          Guava are small trees or shrubs with leathery leaves and a bark that peels easily from the branches. They are native to tropical America. The fruits are round, ripening from green to yellow or red. They are very acidic and are full of hard round seeds. This tree, 20-40ft, has very attractive bark with a smooth satiny sheen and variegated shades of reddish-brown, blondes and grays.

   This yellow skinned fruit has an excellent familiar flavor, tasting of the island flavor known and loved world wide. Fruits are small, to 3-5" around. The very juicy pulp is translucent and tastes pleasantly spicy.

Guava trees do well on the beach areas. It is probably the easiest of the truly 'tropical' fruit trees and are very fast growing. Not fussy on the soil quality, Guava produces fruit year after year. If you have only one subtropical fruit, Tropical Guava should be it.



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