Starting Guava from Cuttings?

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Grandmotherbear, Nov 27, 2004.

  1. Grandmotherbear

    Grandmotherbear Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Anyone know if it is possible to start Guava from cuttings? We are in zone 9B/10.
     
  2. Daryll in NW FLA

    Daryll in NW FLA Well-Known Member

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    The site I found on google,says root cuttings,I was going to say air layering. Check it out it was the first site,just typed in guava. Hope this helps! Darylls wife Loretta
     

  3. danemom

    danemom Active Member

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    We have around 50 Catley Guavas. My older brother took cuttings from my grandmothers bush. He said that he rooted the cuttings in 5 gallon buckets of wet sand. They are a bit overgrown now, they are about 20 ft tall, i would like to cut them back so i can reach the fruit, but I am afraid I will kill them. I am not sure if he used some sort of rooting compound or not on them. I can find out if you like! :)

    Susie
     
  4. WV Rebel

    WV Rebel Well-Known Member

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    You can cut then back and thin the suckers out. They do it with all types of fruits.

    Go here

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/BODY_MG045

    http://www.extento.hawaii.edu/kbase/crop/crops/i_guava.htm
    (this one includes propagation)

    http://www.crfg.org/pubs/ff/guava.html

    This'll get ya jump-started, anyway! :haha: