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Cookie0208

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How to pollinate Seedless Guava?
« on: June 24, 2017, 12:34:07 AM »
Guys, I have 2 seedless guava trees, both have many flowers, but I have no clue what to do to pollinate it:(
I tried getting a brush and brushed over the flowers like what I saw on YouTube, but it just not working. Any ideas what I should be doing?

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Re: How to pollinate Seedless Guava?
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2017, 10:48:31 AM »
Are there no bees on the flowers?  How long ago did you try the hand polination?  Guava fruits take several weeks to start showing signs of growth after blooming.
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Re: How to pollinate Seedless Guava?
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017, 01:45:38 PM »
I had no success with pollinating seedless guava flowers with their own pollen.

I picked newly opened, guava with many seeds, flower and rubbed it on the seedless flower. I did this on 2 flowers and got 2 fruits.

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Re: How to pollinate Seedless Guava?
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2017, 02:57:54 PM »
are seedless much harder to pollinate than regular guava for some reason ??

i have several guava, and i do nothing special.
i get tons of fruit . never had a problem with that.
i do see bees sometimes around the flowers.

get some milkweed  and other perennial flowering plants.
the flowers attract bees and other pollinators.

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Re: How to pollinate Seedless Guava?
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2017, 05:32:58 PM »
My uncle had low fruit set on his seedless guava. The variety he had was truely seedless with only an occasional seed or two.

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Re: How to pollinate Seedless Guava?
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2017, 08:24:30 PM »
Either seedless guava pollen are low potency or seedless guava flowers require pollen from another tree. I'm not sure which one, or both.

My mom's friend had 1 fruit on her tree. Her other friend had 5 fruits.

I don't want to look at fruitless tree, so I get 2 fruit going. I'll not intervene on the rest of the flowers.

 

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