On a very wet Thursday I’m joining Cosmos and Cleome for her weekly meme looking at a particular plant in the garden that is looking good today.
I have three Acca sellowiana in the garden; the first one (is planted in what was the circular rose bed) is a standard although the trunk is hidden for most of the summer by the tall growing Gaura; there is another (bush) on the slope and the third is part of the new evergreen planting in front of the house.
A. sellowiana is an evergreen shrub with grey-green leaves densely white-felted on the underside. In summer, flowers with four red petals, white on the outside, appear in the leaf axils; The common name is Fejoa or Pineapple Guava.
Acca sellowiana, Fejoa
I don’t think the it has ever had so many flowers, maybe this year there will be some fruit.
They form a good naturally rounded shape and mine have never needed pruning.