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Feijoa sellowiana

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Eat sweet delicious fruit fresh from your garden! Enjoy the red flowers along with the native birds and bees they attract. Every garden should have one! Or preferably two, for increased pollination and fruiting. Find a warm sheltered spot, well drained and fertile, for this evergreen tree. This couple started a plantation, they love feijoa so much!


Fruit image: By en:user: ACurrie [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Feijoa sellowiana  Acca sellowiana

DESCRIPTION: Evergreen shrub producing bright red flowers attracting birds and bees in summer. Also known as guavasteen or pineapple guava. The Feijoa fruits in autumn and early winter yielding olive-green fruit resembling the flavour of fruit salad.The fruit is ripe when it falls from the tree, pick when the fruit have become a lighter shade of green to avoid bruising, allow to ripen at room temperature.
USES: Use as a screening plant or feature for your garden. The fruit may be eaten fresh or used to make jam, ice-cream, smoothies and moisture rich cakes.
PLANTING: Feijoas prefer a sunny location sheltered from strong wind. Salt soil and drought conditions may effect fruit yield.This fruit tree will tolerate frost.  Plant in a well drained soil, mulch and fertilise when planting.
CARE: Pruning is not necessary but will encourage new growth after fruiting.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: Up to 4m H x 2m W
YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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