Feijoa plant, Brazilian guava, Pineapple guava (Acca sellowiana)
This tree reaches a height of about 5m. It comes from the mountainous regions of southern Brazil and northern Argentina. Because of its fruit, rich in vitamins, it is now cultivated in many tropical and subtropical areas. In the Mediterranean area the feijoa is grown also grown as a park tree because of the attractiveness of its flowers. It is resistant to frost up to -8 ° C. The fruits of feijoa are very refreshing and tasty, reminiscent a little taste of pineapple and strawberry and is rich in iodine and vitamins. Acca sellowiana does not require special care and adapts well to being grown in a pot. So far, no harmful insect pests and other diseases known.