Pineapple Guava, Feijoa - Acca sellowiana
Pineapple Guava (Acca sellowiana) is a handsome shrub that's often used as a landscape or hedge plant. It's also known as Pineapple Guava because its fruit resembles the flavors of pineapple and strawberry. Harvest the fruit when it starts dropping to the ground. Pineapple Guava is excellent for warmer regions as it only requires only 50-100 chill hours per year.
- Average mature height: 8 feet without pruning or shearing
- Fertilizer: During the growing season, feed occasionally with a liquid fertilizer containing minor nutrients.
- Light: Full to part sun
- Soil: Guavas can be grown adequately in poor soils, but will perform best with moist, well-drained, fertile soil.
- Water: Average watering needs
- Zones: 8-10
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