There are over 100 cultivars of Guava, a round or oblong or pear shaped tropical fruit with a green rind. Inside, the flesh is white or deep pink, depending on the cultivar, with small seeds. Containing more vitamin C than oranges, the guava has a taste similar to an Asian pear mixed with a crab apple. Firm, crisp, and mildly sweet, the skin is also edible, but is sometimes bitter. Enjoy guavas in desserts, sauces, jellies, jams, and juices or simply out of hand.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 90g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 30
  • Calories from fat: 5
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbs: 6g
    • Fiber: 4g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 50%
  • Vitamin C: 70%
  • Calcium: 0%
  • Iron: 2%


Handling & Storage


Available sporadically August - November

Also Known As

  • Guyava
  • Kuawa
  • Guayaba
  • Goyave

Allow to ripen at room temperature, then they may be refrigerated for a few days, if necessary. Guava bruise easily, so take care with ripe fruit.

  • Florida Guava
  • Thai Guava
  • Psidium guajava


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