Acca sellowiana

Pineapple Guava

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Description

The pineapple guava is native to the highland areas of south America as it needs the combination of cooler temperatures and intense sunshine to produce its sweet fruit. The unusual flowers have edible pink and white petals with a dense cluster of red stamens with yellow tips. The leaves are green with silvery undersides. The tree grows to about fifteen feet tall and wide and is widely planted in South America as a domestic garden fruit tree. The fruits are used for making drinks, jellies and alcoholic beverages.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Round
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August, November - December
Bloom Color
Pink, White
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
8 - 9