Acca (Feijoa) sellowiana

Botanical Name: Acca (Feijoa) sellowiana

Phonetic: Ah-Kah Sel-Low-EE-ah-nah

Common Name(s): Pineapple Guava

Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: South America, California
Plant Type: Shrub/small tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, elliptical
Number of Leaflets: –
Leaf Color: Glossy green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Red and white

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 8-11
Climate Zone(s): 7-9
Growth Rate: Medium              
Height: 15-25 feet
Spread: 15-25 feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Pest resistant
Soil: Light, medium, heavy soils, well-drained soils, loam soils

Features: Can not grow in shade, hermaphrodite edible flowers, edible fruit in fall and winter
Uses: Wall, screen, woodland garden, edge, hedge, uplighting to highlight silver leaves at night

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