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Feijoa Sellowiana, Pineapple Guava

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pot size: 14cm
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Pineapple Guava, is an evergreen shrub. The plants are well adapted to sub tropical dry areas and can withstand a few degrees of frost. At maturity will reach 2-3mt tall and 1-2mt wide. 
Bark is light reddish brown at first, turning a darker reddish brown and peeling as the plants age. Foliage is a thick, dark green similair to a succulent.  Plants are grown for their edible fruit with a guava-like flavor. The plant is relatively easy to grow and makes an outstanding container plant.
Feijoa sellowiana, also known as Pineapple Guava, is a small tree or shrub that is native to South America. It is widely cultivated in many parts of the world for its sweet, flavorful fruit and attractive foliage.
The tree has gray-green leaves with a silvery underside. It produces beautiful, exotic-looking flowers in the spring, which are edible and often used in salads or as a garnish.
The fruit of the Feijoa sellowiana is oval-shaped and about 2-3 inches long. It has a tough, leathery skin that ranges in color from green to blue-green, and a sweet, juicy pulp that is fragrant and flavorful. The taste of the fruit has been described as a combination of pineapple, strawberry, and guava, hence its common name "Pineapple Guava".
Feijoa sellowiana is a relatively easy tree to grow, and it prefers a sunny location with well-drained soil. It is drought tolerant once established and can tolerate light frosts. The fruit is usually harvested in the fall, and it can be eaten fresh or used in a variety of culinary applications, including jams, jellies, and baked goods.
Feijoa sellowiana, Pineapple Guava is available from Online Plants. Located in Melbourne we offer fast, accurate and careful plant delivery to all Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas.