1. Origin

Authors: Vu Tuyen Hoang, Dao Xuan Thang,  Nguyen Van Tuynh, Vu Thi Lan, Tran Van Khoi, Vu Van Le

Guava No. 1 was selected from import population from Malaysia through bulk selection and grapping. Guava No. 1 has been registered as improved variety according to decree No. 5218 BNN-KHCN/QĐ, on 16/11/2000.

2. Major morphology and varietal characteristics

Guava No. 1 has a strong growth capable, wide adaptability. Guava gives 2-4 fruit season/year, up to 8-10 tonnes/ha. Average fruit weight of 317 g/fruit, up to 700 – 800g/fruit. At the 4th years the Guava No. 1 is much higher than the local varieties in the production areas.

Fruit quality: high sugar content, sweet eating qualities, soft bowel, small particles with distinct aroma.

3. Contact

Horticulture Division

Field Crops Research Institute

Add. Lien Hong, Gia Loc, Hai Duong, Vietnam

Tel. 02203716385