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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
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£16.50 each

Large £60.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre


  • Evergreen - elliptic-oblong 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
  • Tall Shrub - 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
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered spot.
  • 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 - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - use loam-based (JI No. 3) compost in full light
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
2m (6½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)

Buy Varieties of ACCA sellowiana

ACCA sellowiana 'Gemini'

ACCA sellowiana 'Gemini'  >

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

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'  >

Commonly known as: Pineapple guava.
Large regular shaped fruits with rough skin
£17.00 each

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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