Acca sellowiana – Feijoa or pineapple guava (E)


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  • Small scoop (Seeds are very tiny)
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  • Common name: Feijoa or Feijoa sellowiana, pineapple guava
  • Scientific name: Acca sellowiana
  • Non- native
  • Family: Myrtaceae or Myrtle 
  • Genus: Acca
  • Ornamental flowering,  tree/shrub
  • Sub-tropical
  • Evergreen
  • Bushy/thick shrub good for hedges and screens/windbreak
  • Grows 3-7 metres high
  • Popular garden/landscape tree
  • Fruits from age 2-30 years old
  • Edible egg-sized sweet fruit with aromatic flavour
  • Flower petals are edible
  • Flowers need bees to pollinate; can hand-pollinate
  • Prune after fruiting
  • Slow-release organic fertiliser once a year in Spring before fruiting
  • Water regularly while fruiting; if in a pot, water consistently every week
  • Full sun to partial shade
  • The plant can tolerate heat and cold but will fruit better if not too cold

Growing information:

  1. Place seeds to be sown in fresh water for 24-48 hours
  2. Place seeds in the seed-raising mix, just on top of the soil
  3. Sprinkle a small amount of soil or sand over the seeds to cover
  4. Keep the soil moist, place the pot on a saucer of water and keep topped up or fill up a shallow tray with water and place several pots in it.
  5. Place in a warm, sunny position


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