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Acca sellowiana/Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana / Acca sellowiana
Red flowers and silver colored buds
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Red flowers and silver colored buds

Mature plants

Flowers and foliage

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Mature plant

Flowers and the blue-green foliage

Fruit turns yellow in fall

Green fruit in late summer

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Scientific Name: Acca sellowiana
Common Name: Pineapple Guava
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Plants with Fragrance
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: Two or more plants must be present for good pollination and fruit set. A very long-lived large growing shrub that has a distinctive blue-green foliage. No known plant pests.