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ACCA sellowiana (syn. FEIJOA sellowiana)
Feijoa, Pineapple Guava


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:: Myrtaceae :: ACCA (syn. FEIJOA) :: sellowiana
  • Type of products available: 1/1P9, 0/1/1P9

Main asset

Evergreen leafy leaves, edible flowers and fruits. Good resistance to drought after a few years.


The shoots of the year lignify poorly in too cool climate, and can freeze the following winter. Protect from cold winds in zone 8.

Evergreen shrub native from South America, used for its edible fruits or in hedges. Its leaves, gray-green, are white velvety on the back. Numerous pink flowers appear in summer, with purple-pink stamens, and are followed by green, edible pineapple-flavored fruits, usable as such or in jam.

  • Uses: Mixed hedges, shrubs beds, orchard

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: evergreen
  • Habit: round
  • Height: 2.5 m x 2 m (7 ft x 6 ft)
  • Growth: slow to medium
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Époque de fructification : autumn

Shape and colours:

  • Couleur du bois : grey
  • Foliage shape: oblong
  • Foliage colour: green grey
  • Flowers shape: Simple flowers with many stamens
  • Flowers colour: pink
  • Forme des fruits : ovoide
  • Couleur des fruits : clear green


  • Soil type: drained
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 10 °C (14 °F - USDA zone 8a)