can you please identify this plant?

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joey carolan asked 13 years ago

my neighbour has this plant in his garden, i would appreciate if you could tell me what it is and if it is possible to grow it from a cutting? thank you in advance!!!

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
This is the pineapple guava, Acca sellowiana, formerly Feijoa sellowiana, from Brazil, a borderline hardy plant for a mild garden. It is grown for its pretty flowers and it carries edible fruits in hot countries. It can be used in a conservatory too.

Propagate from cuttings taken in summer.