Ideal if you are by the coast and fancy something a little different. For those that don’t live by the coast this might need protecting in the lower temperatures below -5 to -7degrees.
A large shrub or small tree of the myrtle family that typically matures to 2m to 2.5m and is native to Southern Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
Feijoa sellowiana is also known as Acca or Pineapple guava. The dark green, evergreen foliage is white and felty underneath and the flowers have waxy, edible, red petals, white on the edges and the reverse, and crimson stamens. Flowers are produced in midsummer and in warm climates are followed by red-tinged, dark green edible fruits which ripen in winter.