There are certain characteristics of Guava that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Guava is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Lucknow 49, Allahabad Safeda, Chittidar, Harijha, Apple guava, Hafshi, Arka Mridula and Allahabad Surkha. Guava varieties are not available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Round and its texture
is Crispy. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Guava, its taste is sweet-sour.
Guava color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Guavas are available in shades of green, pink and yellow.