What is Feijoa?
In many regions of the world, pineapple guava is known as feijoa. The fruit-bearing plant, scientifically known as Acca sellowiana, is a shrub or small tree native to Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, and Colombia. It is also commonly planted in New Zealand, where it is produced in huge quantities for its sweet fruit as well as for ornamental purposes. Green and ellipsoid in shape, the fruit is about the size of a plum or a tiny avocado.
Where they usually found?
It is usually grown in Brazil and South America. It is also cultivated in New Zeeland and California
- Vitamin C content
- Amino Acid
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1
What are its benefits?
- Make your teeth healthy
- Make your eyes healthy
- Strengthen your born
- Beneficial for blood pressure patients
- Support your digestive system
How to grow it
- In most parts of New Zealand, autumn is the best season to plant feijoas. At least two distinct kinds should be planted. Pollination by other varieties improves the yield of even self-fertile cultivars.
- Organic matter, like as compost and sheep pellets, can be used to enrich your soil.
- Plant into a layer of citrus and fruit mix.
- From spring till harvest, feed feijoas on a regular basis.
- When the fruit is maturing and ripening, water deeply and frequently from mid to late summer.
How To Include It in Your Diet?
- Can be eaten fresh or raw
- Can be used with the yogurt
- You can add flesh to salads