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Shrubs
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Acca sellowiana
Pineapple Guava
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Category: Shrubs
Hardiness Zone: 8 to 10
Light: Full sun
 

Description
A handsome, evergreen shrub with distinctive blue-green foliage with silver-white undersides. Fragrant flowers are white with purplish-red inside with prominent red stamens. Flowers are delicate and spectacular. The fruit has a tangy flavor and makes and excellent jam. Forms a bushy habit that will spread if not pruned.

Plant Profile
Family Myrtaceae
Origin Brazil, Argentina
Maintenance Moderate
Height 10' to 15'
Spread 8' to 10'
Growth Habit Rounded
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Colors White and purple
Foliage Colors Blue-green
Fruit Colors Red maturing to yellow
Soil Type Loam
Soil Moisture Well-drained
Fragrance Fragrant flowers
Uses Hedges, Screen
Edibility Fruit has a tangy flavor and can be eaten raw or as a jam.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


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