ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

Commonly known as Pineapple guava

Large regular shaped fruits with rough skin
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Grey-green leaves to 7cm (3in) long, white-woolly beneath.
  • Red
  • White
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Fruit
    Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
    Large, round to oval fruit to 8ozs.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy shrub. Produces flowers singly from the upper leaf axils
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    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 site

ACCA sellowiana 'Mammoth'

 
Not available until May 2022 -
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Not available until May 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Self-fertile but produces heavier fruiting when cross-pollinated. For a better chance of fruit, where temperatures fall below 5°C (41°F), grow in cool greeenhouse or conservatory.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    A New Zealand selection from an Australian seedling.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Shallowly cup-shaped 4cm (1½in) across with long, red stamens
  • 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
    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
    Autumn
    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)
 

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