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The fruits from Feijoa sellowiana Berg (feijoa) are also known as pineapple guava or guavasteen.


Feijoa sellowiana: Feijoa

ST249/ENH408 by Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. WatsonApril 29, 2019

Growing Feijoa Fruit in Florida

HS1424/HS1424by Kevin M. Folta, Dustin Huff, and Ali SarkhoshDecember 2, 2021Feijoa is often found in central and north Florida landscapes as a durable and cold-hardy plant for hedges and foundation plantings, and as a dooryard fruit. Its value as a potentially heavy producer of flavorful fruits (and flavorful flowers) is frequently overlooked due to issues in pollination and limited genetic improvement. This new 5-page publication of the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department describes the opportunity and limitations of feijoa as a horticultural crop.