‘KU Garnet No.1’ is a maroon-leaved dwarf guava suitable as an ornamental plant that can be grown either directly in the landscape or for container production. In addition, ‘KU Garnet No.1’ produces year-round sweet, edible fruits containing high amounts of antioxidants. The ‘KU Garnet No.1’ tree is vigorous and has a compact, upright growth habit; maroon young leaves, pink flowers, and a maroon-skin fruit with whitish purple pulp.
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