Feijoa sellowiana 20 PCS fresh seeds, Acca sellowiana, Feijoa seeds, Pineapple guava, Guavasteen, Fruit tree seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO
Feijoa sellowiana fresh seeds, Acca sellowiana, Feijoa seeds, Pineapple guava, Guavasteen, Fruit tree seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO (lat. Acca sellowiana, Feijoa sellowiana).
A species of evergreen shrubs or low trees of the genus Acca (Acca) of the Myrtle family (Myrtaceae). A large evergreen spreading shrub or tree up to 4 m high. The root system lies rather superficially in the soil, densely branched, compact, which is characteristic of moisture-loving plants. The trunk has a greenish-brown rough bark.
The leaves are whole-edged, crosswise opposite, oval (elliptical), hard, leathery, on short petioles, often drooping, feathery veining; light green-gray (bluish), pubescent from below, smooth, dark green from above.
The flowers are four-membered, axillary, single, paired or several in a corymbose inflorescence, bisexual, with numerous (50-80) stamens, white at the edges and pink closer to the center; self-sterile, pollinated by insects; blooms in May - June, in the tropics flowering occurs in periodic waves or continuously (remontant).
The fruit is a large, fleshy, juicy berry with sepals remaining at the top; dark green in color, from elongated oval to wide-rounded and less often cuboid in shape, from 2 to 5, less often up to 7 cm in length, from 1.5 to 3-4, less often up to 5 cm in diameter, weighing from 15 to 60 g, rarely - up to 105-120 g. The aroma and taste of the berry pulp resembles strawberries, pineapple and kiwi. The seeds are surrounded by a white translucent acid pulp; the peel is smooth from yellow-green to dark green bumpy, sometimes with an anthocyanin coating.
Cloned (grafted, rooted) feijoa begins to bear fruit in the third or fourth year, seedlings - from 6-7 years of age. There is no periodicity of fruiting.
Feijoa fruits are used in cooking, preparing compotes, lemonades, purees and salads, after cleaning they are ground and mixed with honey or sugar, used for filling in baking and consumed raw.