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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 dont 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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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. 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Anatoki

Current Stock Height: 70/80 cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

New stock arriving beginning of June, 2018. Pre-order now. Estimated price $31.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.


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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. 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Apollo

Current Stock Height: 130/150 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

WAS $24.99
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Feijoa Apollo

Current Stock Height: 90/100 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$21.99


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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. 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Gemini

Current Stock Height: 70/80 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

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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. 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Kaiteri

Current Stock Height: 70//80 cm  ? 

Container: pb5  ? 

$31.99


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This variety of Feijoa has medium sized oval fruit with a rough skin. Inside the flesh is smooth and full of flavour. The fruit ripens around April. Plant in a sunny well drained spot with another Feijoa for company. The fruit will naturally drop when ready. Evergreen.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Kakapo

Current Stock Height: 100/120 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$21.99


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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. 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Kakariki

Current Stock Height: 80/90 cm  ? 

Container: pb5  ? 

$31.99


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A must-have Feijoa as, not only is it frost hardy, but it is self fertile as well. Mind you, it will no doubt produce better if planted with some company. Smooth skinned fruit with a mild flavour. Quite vigorous and eventually forms a large shrub. Evergreen.

Though Feijoas are tough and tolerant it is important that they do not suffer drought when the fruit is developing. You will know your Feijoas are ready for eating when they start dropping to the ground.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Marion

Current Stock Height: 80/90 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$21.99


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This fabulous fruit has a dark skin with a rich and aromatic flavour. A late season variety ripening mid autumn. Self fertile but will do better with a partner. Plant in a sunny well drained position. The fruit will fall to the ground naturally when ripe. Evergreen.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Opal Star

Current Stock Height: 70/90 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$24.99


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The fruit that all Kiwi kids love. This distinctive subtropical can be grown in most parts of the country in just about any soil. Medium sized fruit with firm skin and good flavour. The flesh is moderately soft and juicy. Self-fertile variety but happiest with a partner (aren't we all). Evergreen.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Triumph

Current Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

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Feijoa Triumph

Current Stock Height: 100/120 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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'Unique' is a reliable Feijoa that is self-fertile and produces abundant crops of delicious medium to large oval fruit. The skin is smooth along with the pulp and the flavour carries a hint of pineapple. Starts to fruit from a young age. Happy in a sunny well drained spot. Evergreen. PVR.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Unique

Current Stock Height: 90/100 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$21.99


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