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ACCA

(Feijoa)

Salt and drought tolerant, A. sellowiana makes an unusual hedge in mild coastal sites. Egg-sized fruit is possible from a cool greenhouse in a long, hot summer. Requires 50 hours of chilling to initiate fruiting.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - loam based compost for greenhouse - plenty of light
  • Full sun - sheltered spot
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their attractive flowers and, in hot climates, edible fruits.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - South America
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -

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ACCA sellowiana

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Commonly known as: Pineapple guava.
Grey foliage, with handsome wine-red edible flowers and fruit. Will grow outside in milder climates
 
£16.50 each 
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Large £60.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

ACCA sellowiana 'Gemini'

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Commonly known as: Pineapple guava.
Smooth, dark green skin and good flavour. Self-fertile but fruits better if grown with a different variety to act as a pollinator
 
£17.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

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Commonly known as: Pineapple guava.
Large regular shaped fruits with rough skin
 
£17.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

ACCA sellowiana 'Triumph'

ACCA sellowiana 'Triumph'  >


Commonly known as: Pineapple guava.
Later fruiting variety with a mild flavour
 
£17.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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