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Chilean guava (Myrtus ugni) grows as a small evergreen shrub, a metre across and, unpruned, can reach a similar height. As with its cousin Myrtle, the leaves are small, waxy and deep green with occasional seasonal flushes of red-purple.
With sun on your side, you'll have pale pink and white bell-shaped flowers hanging in profusion from late spring. Slowly through the summer the flowers turn to fruit that ripen into dark berries in autumn and into winter.

It is hardy down to -10°C or thereabouts and will need a sunny, sheltered spot to induce the plant to fruit but the most trouble it'll give you is in digging a small hole in which to plant it. It really is low-maintenance.

Plant your Chilean guava in a moist, well drained soil in full sun, sheltered from cold drying winds. 

 

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It is hardy down to -10°C or thereabouts and will need a sunny, sheltered spot to induce the plant to fruit but the most trouble it'll give you is in digging a small hole in which to plant it. It really is low-maintenance.

To stack the odds in your favour, plant your Chilean guava in a moist, well drained soil in full sun, sheltered from cold drying winds.

 

 

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delivery charges

1 x 9cm plant = £4.95

2-11 x 9cm plants = £8.95

12+ x 9cm plants = £10.25 

Chilean Guava Ka Pow

Chilean Guava | Genus Myrtus ugni | Chilean Guava Plants For Sale | Buy Online

Chilean Gauva Myrtus ugni 'Ka Pow' - This species is common in Chile and usually grows on cleared land or on the edge of woods, forming part of the bush community. The fruit is very aromatic and has a fabulous flavour that is similar to wild strawberries. It is used in southern Chile to make jam, and can also be soaked in gin and sugar to produce a Chilean version of sloe gin. An attractive evergreen shrub that will make an unusual addition to the kitchen garden.

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3 Litre
20-30cm in Height
£12.60
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20 Oct 20 | Bob

Lovely plant arrived well packaged within two days of placing order. Excellent service and quality plant.

11 Aug 20 | Magda

I purchased one of these at Hampton Court garden festival in 2019. The plant has grown very well and I have just noticed small fruits are now appearing one year after planting it out in my garden. Very happy with my purchase and looking forward to tasting the fruits later this year.

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Chilean Guava Growing Tips.

Chilean guava (Myrtus ugni) grows as a small evergreen shrub, a metre across and, unpruned, can reach a similar height. As with its cousin Myrtle, the leaves are small, waxy and deep green with occasional seasonal flushes of red-purple. With sun on your side, you'll have pale pink and white bell-shaped flowers hanging in profusion from late spring. Slowly through the summer the flowers turn to fruit that ripen into dark berries in autumn and into winter.

Chilean guava Ka Pow is hardy down to -10°C or thereabouts and will need a sunny, sheltered spot to induce the plant to fruit but the most trouble it'll give you is in digging a small hole in which to plant it. It really is low-maintenance. Plant your Chilean guava in a moist, well drained soil in full sun, sheltered from cold drying winds.