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A picture of a Chilean Guava

Chilean Guava

Ugni molinae

Also known as

Strawberry Guava, Murta, Murtilla, Strawberry Myrtle, Ugni, Myrtle

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

10 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Chilean Guava Overview

An evergreen shrub from West Argentina and Chile. Bears lance-shaped to ovate, veined leaves starting out white, flowers are pink and berries a dark red.

How to propagate Chilean Guava

Cuttings

Propagate from cuttings or from seed.

Seed

Other uses of Chilean Guava

Grown for their flowers, fruits and aromatic foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.