Bambina™ Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana 'TharFiona' PPAF

A versatile, easy to grow landscape addition, yielding edible flowers and tropical fruit! Fleshy, white flower petals have showy red accents, contrasting nicely with the gray-green foliage. Tasty guava-like fruit ripens in late fall. Multiple, upright branching form is easily trained as espalier, hedge or small specimen tree.

Bloom/Feature

Red blooms in spring followed by edible fruit

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

Hardy to 0°F to 10°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Edible, Water-wise

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in late spring

Dimensions

3–4' H x 3–4' W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants