Growing Pineapple Guava Feijoa sellowiana Plants

Growing Pineapple Guava Feijoa sellowiana Plants

Growing Pineapple Guava Feijoa sellowiana Plants

Pineapple Guava is a subtropical evergreen shrub that is native to South  America.  Both the fruit and flowers are edible.  The tropical fruit is delicious as is the white and red. flowers.   The fruit usually ripens in late fall.  This guava plant also attracts bees and butterflies to the garden.

Pineapple Guava is easy to maintain and grow.  It can be grown as a hedge and also in a container.  If allowed to grow naturally, it can grow to approximately 15 feet tall.  It does best in well draining soil and responds well to frequent pruning.  You should fertilize in spring and make sure the plant is well watered during the heat of summer.

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