Guava

Guava Tree Disease


aquajag added on October 24, 2015 | Answered

We are renting a house and there was a mature guava tree when we moved in. When the tree bore fruit, all the fruit seemed rotten. It was hard to tell if it was mushy rotten or bug rotten. I tried picking the fruit green, but no matter how I let it ripen (on the tree, off the tree), it was rotten when ripe. What disease or pest might this be? What can I do to address it?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 25, 2015

There are several known diseases of the Guava Tree fruit that can cause the rotting of fruit.
Here are some links that I found that will help you understand the issue.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/guava/growing-guava-fruit-trees.htm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/754575
http://www.extento.hawaii.edu/kbase/crop/crops/i_guava.htm

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