Pineapple Guava

This plant is a true delight! It can be used as a hedge or trimmed into a small tree or espalier all of which will benefit from the white flowers with red accents. It has glossy gray green foliage that has a very pleasant pineapple scent.

 

 

 

 

 

Common Name: Pineapple Guava
Scientific Name: Feijoa sellowiana
Height: 10 to 15 feet
Spread: 10 to 15 feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 through 11
Soil Tolerance: Loam; sand; slightly alkaline; acidic; well-drained
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Not native to North America
Light Requirements: Tree grows in part shade/part sun; tree grows in full sun

Closeup of the pineapple guava flower - white with red center -

Pineapple Guava flower