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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.
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