Feijoa or Pineapple Guava
(Acca sellowiana)

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Useful food plant with a spreading open form, this native of South America produces a rounded, evergreen shrub to 5m. Once established it is a useful drought-tolerant shrub producing edible green fruit.

Type
Exotic
Maintenance
Low
Water use
Moderate
Lifecycle
Perennial
Container
Zero
Size
Medium Trees & shrubs 3 - 7 metres
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist tropical, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Water efficient plants, Central Highlands Garden, Yarra Valley Water plants
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Spring
Gardens
Mediterranean, Backyard, Nature strip, Hardy