Bambina™

Feijoa sellowiana ‘Tharfiona’ PPIP

Most Pineapple Guavas are grown from seed, and mature plants can be unpredictable. Bambina™ is a dwarf variety grown from cuttings, which makes them very uniform, and perfect for smaller spaces. Same tasty guava-like fruit ripens in the fall (fruit is ripe when soft).

Sunset Zones

7–9, 12–24

USDA Zones

15°F to 20°F USDA zones 8B–10

Bambina™ Features

Plant Dimensions

3-4' H x 3-4' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Container, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Garden Bed

Plant Type

Evergreen

Growth Rate

Slow

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Compact habit, Cut Flowers, Dwarf Habit, Edible, Water-wise

Feature

Edible bright red and white flowers and sweet fruit

Flowering Season

Summer

Bambina™ Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise

Fertilizer

Fertilize yearly in spring

Pruning

Prune after fruiting

Soil

Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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