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Commodity Guide Page
The Commodity Guide Page provides general product-related information and may serve as a tool to help regulatory officials identify fruits and vegetables intercepted at U.S. ports of entry. A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Guava Psidium guajava Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Guava 
Scientific Name(s): Psidium guajava 
Common Name(s): amrood, araçá-goiaba, araçá-guaçú, banjirō, common guava, goiaba, goiabeiro, goyavier, guaiaba, guaiava, guava, guave, guavenbaum, guayaba, guayabo, guayave, koejawel, lemon guava, yellow guava 
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  • 1 1/4 to 2 inches
  • Globular or pear-shaped
  • Thin, yellow, green, or brown skin
  • Yellowish or pale green to pink pulp
  • Numerous  inch seeds
  • Strong pleasently pungent odor
  • Tropical to subtropical
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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guava.jpg magnify image Photograph courtesy of Cooseman's
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