The red guavas are normally eaten out of hand or can be used as an ingredient for juices and jellies. Their seeds are edible and could be a coffee substitute. Their leaves are used for teas. The flavor of this fruit is sweet with a slightly tart touch.
Red guavas are also known as the Peruvian guavas or the strawberry guavas. Its cultivation is extended in the tropical area of America, mainly in the Caribbean, Hawaii and Florida. Both red Guava and white Thai Guava are known as the tropical Quince.
Its origin comes from the South of America, mostly from the Eastern area of Brazil and Northeast Uruguay.
68 calories in 100 grams. This fruit has a rich source of carotene, vitamin C and a high fiber content.