Feijoa sellowiana Open Pollinated

  • Evergreen tree to 5m
  • Pineapple flavoured fruit
  • Can be grown in large containers

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Feijoa' seeds

Feijoa sellowiana

Synonyms: Acca sellowiana


  • Evergreen tree to 5m
  • Pineapple flavoured fruit
  • Can be grown in large containers

An evergreen shrub or small tree to 5m with grey green leaves, white on the underside. The small edible flowers are white or pink with prominent red stamens. The edible fruit is egg-shaped with a dull green skin and cream flesh. Fruit will fall from the tree when ripe. It has a flavour similar to pineapple or guava and can be eaten raw or poached or made into jam, chutney or paste (similar to quince paste).

Trees can be grown in productive gardens, used as feature trees or pruned and grown as hedges. Also suited to large containers. Drought tolerant once established.

Feijoa is native to the temperate highlands of Brazil, Uraguay and northern Argentina; suited to growing in cold and temperate climates. Also known as 'Pineapple guava'.

Seeds per gram: 500
Product code: I4-06

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring
Germination 21-28 days @ 12-18°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 2m
Plant Height 500cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 3-7 years

*Notes: Seed-grown feijoa plants may require cross-pollination; grow two or more trees together. Prune after flowering.


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