Giant Guava

My mom and dad were very proud to harvest their large guava fruit one morning.p3210001

Amused, we took a picture with a ruler to show that this particular fruit showed measured 4 1/2 inches.

Green guava does not need to ripen before it can be enjoyed as a delicious.

p32100031Sliced when it is a little hard can be soaked with vinegar and salt for a crunchy snack.

Guavas come in various sizes and enjoyed when fully ripe for jams and juices.

The size of this large fruit was alarming as we had never seen such a large fruit from the family tree before.