FLORIDA IS GREAT for an array of tropical fruit crops because of its tropical climate, and one of the most popular tropical fruits grown in Florida is guava. It’s a large fruit with a unique, sweet flavor that many describe as a cross between a strawberry and a pear. Guava is a popular ingredient in many Asian and Hispanic dishes. While it’s grown year-round in Florida, guava is in its peak season from July through September, with a smaller peak in February and March. You should be able to find guava in grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and roadside produce stands near you.
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