What is Guava Fruit
The scientific name of guava fruit is Psidium Guajava from family
Mytaceae. In Malaysia, guava called Jambu Batu. It is native to Mexico.
Due to demand, guavas now cultivated at tropical and subtropical area.
The fruit shaped is round or ovary depend to species with long from 3
to 14cm. The leathery skin usually change from green to yellow when
ripe. Guava fruit generally have a pronounced and typical fragrance,.
Guava flesh may sweet or sour. The flesh colour from white to deep pink
with depend on species.
Varieties of Guava Fruit
Below is some of varieties in Malaysia:
Gu4, Gu5, Gu7, Jambu Biji, Laknaw, Hongkong pink, Red Malaysian, Taiwan
and Vietnamese. The guava rind differ from pink to red. Guava species
Gu4, Gu5, Gu7, Jambu biji and Hongkong pink where diameter from 4.8 cm
to 6.7 cm and thinner rind from 0.5-1.5cm is smaller and thinner then
guava Vietnamese , its rind diameter from 10 to 11cm and thickness from
1.9 cm to 2.5 cm. There are two peak season for fruit harvesting which
is January to March and October to December. The guava fruits grown huge at state Perak, Johor,
Selangor and Pahang.
How guava Tree Look?
The guava thrives in both humid and dry climates tropical regions. The
tree are evergreen with as height a 33ft. It had white colour fragrant
flower. The tree is mocarp and bloom thought the year in rich soils
with high in organic.
Guava Fruit Product/Recipes
Below is some of guava fruit product:
1. Guava Leaf Herb Tea-Anti oxidizing, anti allergy and reduce blood
2. Guava fruit Juice- contained high volume in Vitamin C
3. Guava flavor ice cream
4. Guava flavor cheese
5. Guava jam
6. Guava wine
7. Guava cake
Why Guava Fruit Benefits to Body
The health benefits of guava include treatment of dysentery, weight
loss, diarrhea diabetic, skin care, high blood pressure and eye care. Please read detail Health benefits of Guava Fruit to Body
below shown the nutrition in guava fruit:
Nutritional Value per 100gm
Energy 48 kcal
Protein 10 gm
Fat 1.1 gm
Fiber 0.2 gm
Calcium 37.0 gm
Sodium 48.9 gm
Vitamin A 60 mg
Vitamin B1 0.1 mg
Vitamin B2 0.05 mg
Vitamin C 1.1 mg