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Feijoa is part of the Feijoa genus. Its scientific name is Feijoa.

When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Hunter green.

It is a flowering edible fruit and is treated mainly as an evergreen, so it retains its leaves throughout the year.

This plant tends to be ready for harvesting by late autumn.

Feijoa is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Feijoa have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Feijoa

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun / partial sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Feijoa is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Feijoa to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Feijoa from seed

Transplanting Feijoa

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Feijoa is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Feijoa

Fruit are ripe when they fall from the tree.

How long does Feijoa take to grow?

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Feijoa Folklore & Trivia

The thick flower petals are spicy and edible. Petals may be plucked without interfering with fruit set.

Other names for Feijoa

pineapple guava

Feijoa O. Berg

Misspellings: Feyjoa

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