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These sub tropical shrubs actually hail from Brazil and are named after Don da Silva Feijoa a 19th century Brazilian botanist. Due to their popularity in New Zealand we tend to think of them as something uniquely Kiwi. Feijoas are exceptionally easy to grow and very tolerant. However given ideal conditions the fruit will have a better flavour and you will get a more bountiful crop of deliciously fragrant beauties.  

Give Feijoas a sunny position in well drained fertile soil. If there is a dry spell of weather when the fruit is developing, make sure you water well. Feijoas don't like heavy frost due to their sub tropical heritage but once established they become surprisingly tolerant. Feijoas will grow near the coast and will tolerate quite a lot of wind especially if grown closely together in a hedge. Some of the new cultivars such as "Marion" tend to be more frost hardy. No need to prune unless you require a particular shape however the removal of some branches allowing good light penetration will assist with fruit development.  


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aka Pineapple Guava

A desirable new variety that fruits early in the season around March-April. The fruit are exceptionally sweet, large and round. Yum Yum. As with all Feijoas will fruit best when 2 or more are planted. Likes a sunny sheltered position. Evergreen.

Early fruiting Mar-Apr Yummy sweet, large, round fruit
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Anatoki

Current Stock Height: 50/65 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

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aka Pineapple Guava

Antoinette TM Heavy crops of medium to large fruit with semi smooth green skin. Sweet juicy from flesh that is soft and smooth. Yum Yum. As with all Feijoas will fruit best when 2 or more are planted. Likes a sunny sheltered position. Evergreen.

Early season harvest
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 4m

Feijoa Antoinette

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 3l  ? 

$29.99

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aka Pineapple Guava

Vigorous growing variety which ripens in autumn around April-May. Rough skinned fruit which are large, aromatic and very sweet. Partially self-fertile but cross pollination is essential for large fruit so plant with a companion for best results. Evergreen.

Fruiting Apr-May Large, rough skinned, aromatic, sweet fruit.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Apollo

Current Stock Height: 70/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$26.99

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Feijoa Apollo

New stock expected Autumn, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $21.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Feijoa Apollo

New stock expected Winter, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $39.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Large light green oval fruit, mid-early season, smooth firm skin, mild flavour. Aromatic, pulp is sweet and juicy. Medium sized bushy tree, ideal for hedging. Full sun, well drained soil. Evergreen

 

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 3m

Feijoa Arhart

Current Stock Height: 70/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3l  ? 

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Abundance of bright red Christmas flowers followed by delicate wee fruit. Thin edible skin with sweet aromatic pulp bursting with flavour. This bush has rounded canopy, smaller in size, leaf, flower and fruit.Planting 2 or more varieties gives a longer fruiting season. Well drained soil. Evergreen

 

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m

Feijoa Bambina

Current Stock Height: 20/25 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

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Medium to large sized fruit, oval in shape. Attractive smooth, light green skin. Strong aromatic flavour with good sugar-acid balance. Medium vigor tree, moderately compact and easy to manage. Evergreen

Best results if planted with another Feijoa variety.

 

Feijoa Dens Choice

New stock expected Autumn, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $26.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Pineapple Guava

Feijoa Gemini has smooth skinned, dark green oval fruit with a highly flavoured flesh. The flesh is a little gritty but overall is smooth and juicy. Matures quite early towards the end of March. Will crop better with a companion but is self fertile. Plant in a sunny well drained spot. Evergreen.

Remember it is important to ensure your Feijoa does not completely dry out in summer when the fruit is setting so you may have to water if rainfall is light. You will know your Feijoa fruit are ripe when they start falling to the ground in autumn.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Gemini

Current Stock Height: 100/110  ? 

Container: 6l  ? 

$39.99

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Feijoa Gemini

New stock expected Autumn, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $19.95 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Pineapple Guava

If you love Feijoas then you will enjoy the large and very sweet fruit of this new variety. It is ready early in season too - towards the end of February so lots of yum for your tum while in the sun. Plant with another Feijoa for best results. Likes a sunny well drained spot. Evergreen. PVR.

You know your Feijoa fruit are ripe when the start falling to the ground naturally.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Kaiteri

New stock expected mid February, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $36.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Pineapple Guava

This recent introduction has large and sweet fruit that ripen nice and early in the autumn. Plant in sunny well drained spot, preferably with another Feijoa close by. The fruit are ripe when they start to fall naturally off the tree. Evergreen. PVR.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Kakariki

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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Mid season fruiting. Great flavoured medium to large fruit. Attractive smooth, light green fruit. Will need pollinating with another Feijoa to produce large fruit. Likes a sunny well drained spot. H 3m. Evergreen.

It is important to ensure your Feijoa does not completely dry out in Summer when the fruit is setting, so you may need to water if rainfall is light.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright to spreading
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 3m

Feijoa Kumeu

Current Stock Height: 80/90 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$26.99

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