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ACCA sellowiana

Commonly known as Pineapple guava

Grey foliage, with handsome wine-red edible flowers and fruit. Will grow outside in milder climates
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves to 7cm (3in) long, white-woolly beneath.
  • Red
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Fruit
    Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy shrub. Produces flowers with long, red stamens, followed in warm climates by ovoid, red-tinged, green berries 5cm (2in) long
  • Zero Rated Item
    No VAT on this plant
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Sheltered spot.

ACCA sellowiana

 
Large £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
Due to limitations imposed by couriers, taller items
might have to pruned to reduce height prior to dispatch.

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    South America (Brazil, Uruguay).
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Shallowly cup-shaped 4cm (1½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Can be used as hedging in mild, coastal areas
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Buy Varieties of ACCA sellowiana

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

Pineapple guava

large regular shaped fruits with rough skin

 
£18.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
ACCA sellowiana 'Triumph'

ACCA sellowiana 'Triumph'

Pineapple guava

later fruiting variety with a mild flavour

 
£18.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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