The hairs are actually green on the tree, and they turn red a few days after being picked. Active 2 years, 9 months ago. The unpeeled rambutan fruit skin is red (like lychee), but the rambutan is also covered in distinct red, spiny hairs. Viewed 864 times 3. When fruit slices like apple, pear and guava are exposed to air, they turn brown within few minutes due to oxidation process. But you can easily prevent this by doing the following.

What causes dark brown spots on guava fruit? I am from India and I see that young guava fruits have dark black/brown spots on them. I have attached photos of the fruits. 3. Ask Question Asked 2 years, 9 months ago. Minute, shallow brown velvety lesions appear on leaves specialy on leaf tips, margins or areas near the mid vein and as the disease progresses, the lesions enlarge to … They often spoil the look of salads and fruit arrangements. Guava diseases are among the most important factors in guava production or farming, which cause a major loss in guava fruit yield and vigor. When they ripen, they shrivel and turn a brown color. This spot can be a sign that the guava is bad on the inside. Other plant is not growing. Inside, the fruit has an off-white (or maybe pinkish) color and tastes like grapes. As we mentioned above, ripe guava is a yellow guava. 2. Instead of growing, it's leaves are bending down and turning brown. People often wonder why their fruit tree has dropped or shed fruit before they get a chance to ripen! Be aware that cooking guavas destroys their vitamin C content. If your fruit never turns red but goes straight to brown, there may be another problem going on. The cherry guava has a narrow window in which it is ripe enough to eat but not over-ripe. I grow them at my home. I purchased 2 Guava plants from a local nursery 2 month back and planted it in rainy season. It could be that they don't have quite enough sun or heat to finish ripening. Check for ripeness 5 1/2 to 7 months after the date during fall. 1. While algal leaf spot is relatively harmless to both plant and fruit, severe infections can reduce vigor, decreasing the energy the plant has to put into developing guava fruits. The fruit are green on the tree and about the size of an apple. See guava color. If you notice rusty or brown spots that emerge during humid weather, it can be a variety of parasitic algae infecting your guava. If you buy from the fruit market, press it gently, if you feel your finger coming in, it’s a ripe and tasty for eating. They can be stewed or added to fruit pie with apples and berries, and are perfect to turn into chutney, jam or sauces. The fruit can be eaten raw and is often used as a chocolate substitute, or can be eaten with some orange juice and brandy. Cooked pulp can be used in ice cream, cakes and drinks. Choose a clean guava and free of black or brown spots. Yes, guava can be cooked, and this can be a good way to use up fruit that is overripe and a little old. The most common diseases of guava causal organisms are species of fungi and bacteria. Algal leaf and fruit spot (Cephaleuros virescens Kuntze) Disease symptoms: Alga infects immature guava leaves during early spring flush. 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