Chilean Guava 'Flambeau' -
Ugni molinae 'Flambeau' (latin)
Geographical origin: Chile.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 1.50 m, width up to 1 m.
Type of soil: Dislikes chalky soil (pH>6). Avoid excessive humidity.
Hardiness: Hardy to -5°C.
Site: Full light.
Characteristics and uses: This small Chilean Guava will be outstanding planted on its own, or in a border in a garden. Its foliage with its pink and ochre tones will have the most beautiful effect.
In the spring, it is adorned with small white flowers, followed by small red berries. These are edible when their colour has have become slightly paler.
Chilean Guava, Perfumed pink flowers in April and May.