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Native to the tropical Americas, the guava is often found growing wild and roadside in central and south Florida. Guava fruit are very nutritious, rich in vitamins A and C, and the seeds contain omega-3 and omega-6. It can be trained to grow as a small tree, and may be planted in central Florida. Keep an eye on it, however; guava are considered invasive in South Florida and shouldn't be planted there.


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