Red Or Purple Guava Leaves – Why Are My Guava Leaves Changing Color

By Teo Spengler Guava trees (Psidium guajava) are small fruit trees native to the American tropics. They are usually cultivated for their fruit but are also attractive shade trees for tropical or subtropical climates. If your guava leaves are turning purple or red, you’ll need to figure out what is wrong with your tree. Read on to find out why you see purple or red guava leaves on your tree. Why are My Guava Leaves Changing Color? Guava trees are normally small evergreen trees. Healthy leaves are stiff and slightly leathery, a dull green, and smell good when you crush them. If you see purple guava leaves, you may be asking, “Why are my guava leaves changing color?” Although there are several possible causes, the most likely reason for purple or red guava leaves is chilly weather. If you see your guava tree turning red or purple, it may be