CATTLEY GUAVA
(Psidium cattleianum)

NOT NATIVE

Height : 15 - 20 ft
Canopy Spread : 10 - 20 ft

This attractive little tree is best planted away from houses, driveways or sidewalks. The soft red fruit which ripens in June and July is edible but will quickly litter the ground around the tree. This fruit is a favorite among wildlife ranging from birds to squirrels and raccoons.

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Growth habit


The mottled bark makes this tree very attractive

The edible red fruit is a favorite for wildlife

Closeup of fruit