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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Anatoki

Current Stock Height: 70/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$34.99


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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Apollo

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

New stock arriving beginning of October, 2018. Pre-order now. Estimated price $21.99 (Normally $24.99) each. Payment when stock arrives.


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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Gemini

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Kakapo

Current Stock Height: 60/70 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Kakariki

Current Stock Height: 80/95 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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Well it's called 'Mammoth' for a reason - bumper crops of oblong shaped fruit that are full of flavour, ready to eat around May. Great for cooking and fresh eating, also makes a nice chutney. Plant with another Feijoa for best results. Prefers a sunny well drained position. Evergreen.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Mammoth

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Opal Star

Current Stock Height: 80/90 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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This smooth skinned variety of Feijoa also has smooth juicy flesh with a rich flavour. Pounamu has a high fruit yield and is ready early in the season around the end of March. Plant in a sunny well drained position preferably with another Feijoa for company. Evergreen.


Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Pounamu

Current Stock Height: 60/70 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

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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/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Triumph

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

New stock arriving beginning of October, 2018. Pre-order now. Estimated price $21.99 (Normally $24.99) each. Payment when stock arrives.


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