- Common Name(s):
- Guava, Pineapple guava
Also known as Acca sellowiana; tolerates salt spray. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
- 5-10 ft.
- Opposite, simple, gray-green leaves; 1-3 in. long; whitish pubescence on underside
- 1.3-1.7 in. flowers with reddish center and white edges borne on current season's growth; crimson stamens; 2-4 in. edible green fruit with red tinge turns yellow; pineapple-like taste
- 8 to 10
- Sun to partial shade; prefers well-drained, light, loamy soil; tolerates clay, sand
- Bushy, dense shrub to small tree
- 8-10 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1557