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Feijoa sellowiana

Pineapple guava

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height1.5m to 4m
  • Spread2m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourCreamy white, red, green
  • Leaf ColourVariegated

Description

Feijoa sellowiana (Pineapple guava). This is an attractive, durable and hardy evergreen for the warm-weather gardener. The leaves are margined silver and dusty green, the showy flowers are creamy with red centres and yellow stamens and nestle amongst the foliage. The green fruits are tasty and the flowers can be used as an edible garnish for a special springtime supper.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Feijoa

Origin

South America

Interest and use

Specimen, ornamental, fruit, foliage, greenhouse

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Rich, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Scale insects.

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