Asked by: Calogero Llusia
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Can you grow Feijoas in the UK?

Feijoa Sellowiana or Pineapple Guava has one of the most exotic flowers you will find that is hardy enough to grow in our UK climate. It is drought tolerant once established, but a lack of water will cause fruit to drop off. The plant does not require extra watering unless grown in dry climates.

Furthermore, can you grow jujube in the UK?

Ziziphus jujube (Chinese Dates) initially the small fruits taste of apples, but if some of the fruits are left on the tree until they start to dry out, the flavour and texture completely changes to that of dates. This tree also tolerates salt air and can be grown outdoors anywhere in the UK.

Also Know, what countries do Feijoas grow in? It comes from the highlands of southern Brazil, parts of Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay and northern Argentina. They are also grown throughout Azerbaijan , Iran (Ramsar), Georgia, Russia (Sochi), New Zealand and Tasmania Australia .

One may also ask, what exotic fruit can you grow in the UK?

Unexpected Exotic Fruits You Can Grow in a UK Garden

  • Pineapple Guava. The great thing about these plants is that not only can you eat the amazing egg sized fruits when they grow, but during the growing process you can also eat the flowers too.
  • Chinese Loquats. Sweet and cute with a truly beautiful shrubbery.
  • Passion Fruit.
  • Pomegranates.

Do I need 2 feijoa trees?

There are a few varieties around, that are self-fertile (such as Unique) but most varieties require a pollinator before they will fruit well. Thankfully sorting out a pollinator for Feijoas is easy. All you need to do is grow 2 or more varieties.

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