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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ACCA sellowiana

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£16.50 each 
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.
Large £60.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre

 

  • 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
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  • 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)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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 'Gemini'

ACCA sellowiana 'Gemini'

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'

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

Pineapple guava

Large regular shaped fruits with rough skin

 
£17.00 each 
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ACCA sellowiana 'Triumph'

ACCA sellowiana 'Triumph'

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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