Plant Care Purple Forest Guava

Purple Forest Guava


Psidium eugeniaefolia

How to care for Purple Forest Guava


How often to water your Purple Forest Guava

Water needs for Purple Forest Guava
0.5 cups
every 9

Purple Forest Guava needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Purple Forest Guava

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Purple Forest Guava in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Forest Guava: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Purple Forest Guava may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Purple Forest Guava

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Purple Forest Guava: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Purple Forest Guava after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Purple Forest Guava

Purple Forest Guava

Purple Forest Guava

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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