Feijoa grow and care – tree of the genus Acca also known as Pineapple guava, Feijoa perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Flower edible in the color white and red-pink, the petal is edible part the taste is sweet.
Fruit shape ellipsoid, color of the rind is green and not edible, the flesh is edible in the color cream white, for some the tastes like pineapple.
Feijoa for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Feijoa growing and care:
Two trees of different cultivars
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes
Difficulties or problems when growing: ?
Planting season: Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)
Pests and diseases: Aphids
Pruning season: Autumn / Winter
How to prune: Weak and dead branches
Size of the plant? 2-7 m, 6-21 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing
Water requirement: Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Spring / Summer
General information about the flower Edible flower in the color white and red-pink, the petal is edible part the taste is sweet
Pollination is done by: Bees
Uses of Feijoa flowers: Jams, eaten raw, beverage
Thinning the bloom: Two firsts years when the tree not establish recommend
Fruit harvest season: Summer
Fruits pests or diseases: Aphids, birds
What can be done with big quantities of Feijoa fruits? Eaten raw, juice
Work requirements on the fruit: Collect from the ground
How long does it take to bear fruit? 2-3 years
Ripening of fruit Possible to pick before and let it ripening in the house