Genus psidium of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae). This includes about 150 subtropical and tropical species originally from South and Central America. They are grown for their delicious fruits, used as fresh fruit or processed into jellies, jams, syrups, wines and ice cream. .Ideal kind of potted plants, where from spring to autumn they can be outside and in winter they are transferred home to a window or to a heated greenhouse, where they winter at temperatures around 10-20 C.