Pineapple Guava

Feijoa sellowiana

Item 3570


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USDA Zone:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Versatile, and easy to grow with an upright branching form, edible flowers, and tropical fruit! Fleshy white flower petals have showy red accents, contrasting nicely with the gray-green foliage. Tasty guava-like fruit ripens in late fall. Easily trained as espalier, a hedge, or a small specimen tree for landscape or container. Evergreen.

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Average Size at Maturity
Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Feijoa sellowiana
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Edible, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Mediterranean ,   Rustic ,   Tropical
Design Ideas: Evokes either a Mediterranean or tropical character in gardens. The coloring of this foliage complements western natives that have very pale, gray or hairy foliage. Plant as a background or specimen for the flowers. In warm climates use as a fruit tree in orchards. Excellent screen or single specimen plant.

Grows easily in average to rich, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Customer Reviews

growing in a container and it's fruiting generously
by mj, March 2, 2019

I purchased this plant 2 years ago in the smallest container sold and it fruited the next year. It lives in a 20ish gallon pot and I keep its shrub-like shape trimmed to 3'x3'. It's tolerant of both high wind and salt air. I'm really happy with it (Note- I don't have a second pineapple guava but it fruits generously).

Very satisfied
by Maggie, April 12, 2017

with my large healthy plant. Even though it took me almost two weeks to finally put it into the ground, it's doing great. I ended up planting it closer to the main house where I can take care of it better than my first pineapple guava in 2016.

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