The guava fruit is round and elongated, or round and flat. The skin is smooth or rough, depending on the variedty. The colour is light green to green. The flesh is white, thick and dense. The unripe fruit is crisp and becomes soft when ripe. The seed is light brown in colour. Some varieties have many seeds, some just a few, and some no seeds at all. The fruiting season is from July to September. It is a source of carbohydrate, vitamin A, vitamin C, iron and calcium.