FRUIT TREE: Pineapple Guava (Feijoa) - Sold Per Plant - ISLANDWIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLE
By Nature Touch Farms From Jamaica
Pineapple Guava is a tropical-looking but hardy evergreen shrub or small tree admired and prized for its unique and sugar-sweet edible flowers and tasty tropical-like fruit. The exotic 1 to 1.5-inch flowers have curled petals with white undersides and fuchsia-pink topsides and a bouquet of up to 50 or more elongated, yellow-tipped bright red stamens that protrude from the center. Its waxy, green-skinned kiwi size fruits appear in mid to late summer developing a wonderful fragrance just before ripening in fall. Pineapple Guava has elongated leathery rich green leaves with silvery undersides. Make sure to plant Pineapple Guava where you can enjoy the flowers and fragrant fruit from up close.
Please Note: Though self-fruitful, no Pineapple Guava varieties are entirely self-fertile. The percentage varies per type, weather, cross-pollination, bird and bee activity, etc.
Plant Type: Evergreen Flowering and Fruiting Shrub or Small Tree
Height at Maturity: 10-15'
Width at Maturity: 10-15'
Spacing: 8-10' for solid hedges; 20' for space between plants
Growth Habit / Form: Broad, Bushy, Upright
Growth Rate: Fast
Flower Color: White, Fuschia-Pink, Red
Flower Size: 3"
Flowering Period: Late Spring, and Early Summer
Flower Type: Single
Fragrant Flowers: No
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Fragrant Foliage: No however, fruit is fragrant!
Berry Color: NA
Sun Needs: Full Sun or Mostly Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Afternoon Shade, Morning Shade with Evening Sun
Water Needs: Average, low when established
Soil Type: Clay (Amended), Loam, Sandy, Silty
Soil Moisture / Drainage: Well Drained Moist
Soil pH: 4.5 - 7.5 (Moderately Acid to Slightly Alkaline)
Maintenance / Care: Low
Attracts: Visual Attention
Resistances: Deer, Disease, Drought, Heat
LANDSCAPE & GARDEN USES
Growing in an upright habit with a rounded form to 10-15 feet tall and 10-15 feet wide, Pineapple Guava is ideal for use as a large specimen shrub or "limbed up" to form an attractive small tree in landscape borders or home foundation plantings. Its dense foliage makes it an excellent selection as an evergreen hedge or screen. A fine addition to edible landscapes, tropical gardens, wildlife gardens, and cottage gardens.
Note: For our customers who live and garden in very cool to cold areas during the winter months, where this plant is not winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.
Spacing: 8-10' for solid hedges; 20' for space between plants
Pineapple Guava is easy to grow in a moist but well drained soil with plenty of organic matter and full sun or part shade. It adapts to both acid or alkaline soil conditions so pH isn't usually a concern. It can be pruned for shaping purposes in early spring or after harvesting the fruit. Pineapple Guava flowers are produced on new growth (new shoots), so pruning in early spring will not prevent flowering and fruiting later in the season. Avoid winter pruning. Once established, Pineapple Guava is quite drought tolerant.
NOTE: For proper pollination and fruiting of your Pineapple Guava (Feijoa) tree it is advisable to purchase and plant two (2) or more Pineapple Guava (Feijoa) trees within a 20 foot proximity to each other.
Note: For more helpful Planting Care Tips & advice from our experts, please contact us via the information given on this website.
DELIVERY OPTION: Pineapple Guava treess will be delivered islandwide via Knutsford Express.
NOTE: FOR THIS ITEM ISLANDWIDE DELIVERY IS AVAILABLE.
We do take every possible care to grow healthy plants and send these out in the variety as labeled.
We are very careful with packing and handling our plants, however it is the responsibility of the purchaser to promptly unpack, plant and care for the plants appropriately once they arrive.
Please read cultivation notes for each variety carefully, as Nature Touch Farms will not be held accountable for the care of plants once they leave our premises.
We will dispatch your plant order as soon as possible.
Please note the plants are individually prepped, wrapped and packaged to ensure safety in transit and this takes time.
During busy periods, plant orders can take up to 5 - 7 days to process, so please notify us of any dates we need to take into account when sending your plants.
Images are for reference purposes only. Actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.
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ORDER PROCESSING & DELIVERY
pick up by appointment at our farm or plant nursery. Other delivery arrangements can be made for an additional fee.
Orders are normally processed & dispatched for delivery on Fridays, once the order has been made on or before Thursday 12 midday and payment has been cleared.
For GoCool Courier delivery pick ups are made from our location on Fridays and delivery done islandwide on Saturdays within the Kingston, Ocho Rios & Montego Bay areas. Other areas within the island, deliveries will be done on Mondays .
For Doorway Express delivery pick up are made from our location on Thursdays, and delivery done islandwide on Fridays within the Corporate Areas, Kingston, Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Spanish Town, May Pen & Mandeville on Fridays. Other areas within the island, deliveries will be done on Saturdays.
For each order a Tracking Number is provided to facilitate tracking of your delivery.
Orders can be collected between the hours of 10 am to 5 pm at the nearest Knutsford Express location or at our onsite location.
usually prep the fruit tree before shipping to prevent plant shock during the delivery process. 99% of the time, the trees arrive alive to their final destination. Our trees are shipped in a
grow bag with soil.
We do our very best to ensure that everything is perfect with your order and that you are 100% satisfied.
However, we know that sometimes even with our best efforts things can still go wrong.
Therefore, for every order purchased (fruits, vegetables, spices & seasonings) an additional 10% is provided FREE OF COST to replace any faults/damages/spoilage.
If you receive your order in an unsatisfactory condition, please take a few pictures and submit them via email to our email address: [email protected] or WhatsApp the pictures to 1-876-532--9441. Please do this within 24 hours of receiving your package.
We will review your email or WhatsApp message & pictures and get back to you within 5 working days.
Remember to keep the box in case we ask you to ship the package back to us at our expense.
WHAT IS YOUR WARRANTY & RETURN POLICY ON THE FRUIT TREES & OTHER PLANTS?
Our warranty only covers the fruit tree and other plants arriving alive and in fair condition. If you receive your fruit tree and/or plant in a condition in which the tree or plant may not survive, please take a few pictures and submit them via email to our address: [email protected] or WhatsApp the pictures to 1-876-532-9441. Please do this within 48 hours of receiving your tree or plant. We will review your email or WhatsApp message & pictures and get back to you within a few days. Remember to keep the box in case we ask you to ship the plant back to us at our expense. Our warranty does not apply once you have planted the tree or plant on the ground, pot and/or any other container.
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Nature Touch Farm has been in existence since 2004 and has grown from just being a farm which produces exotic watermelons, melons, lettuces, cabbages, plantains and numerous fruit trees.
We have expanded with the addition of our Plant Nurseries boasting a collection of close to 50 varieties of fruit trees.
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