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Gardens featuring: Feijoa sellowiana | Pineapple Guava

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Synonym Names: Acca sellowiana

Family: Myrtaceae

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Classified as an evergreen shrub or a small tree, this plant can be pruned to almost any size or shape. Its foliage is gray green and silvery underneath. White flowers with bright red stamens can be seen, followed by 1"-4" long, oval, edible fruit. Full sun is required for proper growth. Additional names: Acca sellowiana  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Tree, Shrub

Height Range

12-25'

Width Range

Flower Color

Red, White, Multi-Colored

Flower Season

Spring

Leaf Color

Grey Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

Green

Fruit Season

Summer

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Low

Growth Rate

Fast

Soil Type

Clay, Rocky

Soil Condition

Average

Soil pH

Acid

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Alkaline Soil

Design

Design Styles

Seascape, Spanish, Tropical

Accenting Features

Espalier, Multi-trunk Tree

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Patio

Special Uses

Container, Hedge, Screen, Fire Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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