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Feijoa sellowiana

Common Name(s):
Guava, Pineapple guava
Cultivar(s):
Variegata
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Also known as Acca sellowiana; tolerates salt spray. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
5-10 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, gray-green leaves; 1-3 in. long; whitish pubescence on underside
Flower:
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
Zones:
8 to 10
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers well-drained, light, loamy soil; tolerates clay, sand
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Bushy, dense shrub to small tree
Width:
8-10 ft.
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1557

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