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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

Buy Varieties of ACCA

ACCA sellowiana

ACCA sellowiana  >

Commonly known as: Pineapple guava.
Grey foliage, with handsome wine-red edible flowers and fruit. Will grow outside in milder climates
£16.50 each
Large £60.00 each


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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