Waingaro Pineapple Guava Bush


This variety from New Zealand is known for its large, sweet and flavorful fruit. It has a thin, sweet-tart skin and produces abundant crops of light green fruit that typically ripen in late October. Stores well. This ornamental and edible evergreen produces striking red flowers and oblong, green fruit with yellow flesh. It is enjoyed in jelly, juice, pastries and a multitude of other recipes. It can be grown as a single-trunk tree or as a hedge. (Not a true guava.)

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USDA HARDINESS ZONES: 8 – 10; approximately 100 chill hours to set fruit. Cold hardy to 15 degrees, but fruit set unlikely. Prefers temps below 95 degrees. Younger pineapple guava plants (1-3 years old) are more sensitive to cold weather and drought than older, established plants.

POLLINATION: Self fruitful, but plant two varieties for better fruit production

RIPENING DATE: Late season

MATURE HEIGHT: 8 to 12 feet tall

SPACING: Plant trees 15 feet apart in full sun

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Shipping Info

Thank you for choosing Bob Wells Nursery. We typically ship merchandise either the same or the next business day on which the order was received. WE DO NOT HOLD RETAIL ORDERS. All packages are sent via FedEx Ground in boxes that range in size from two to seven feet long.

Regulatory Restrictions:

Shipping to the following states may be delayed due to regulations that require packages to be inspected before shipping as required by the USDA, Texas Department of Agriculture and your local state regulatory agency:

Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington

In the case your package requires inspection, these packages will be shipped on a weekly schedule.

State of California – We are prohibited from shipping persimmon trees to the state of California.

States of New York and Washington – We are prohibited from shipping grapevine plants to either of these states.

State of Oregon – Containers larger than one gallon are prohibited from shipping to the state of Oregon. If you order a tree that is only available in a larger container, we will be required to send it as bare root and the leaves stripped from the tree.

Citrus– Federal and state laws prohibit us from shipping citrus outside the state of Texas. No exceptions allowed.

We are unable to ship any packages outside the contiguous 48 states. This means we are not able to ship to these locations: Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and other US territories.

Generally, the shipping & handling cost for every two trees in 5-gallon containers is $39.95** (**Some exceptions do apply to prevent damage in transit, particularly with citrus trees, avocado trees, multi-grafted fruit trees, tropical tree varieties and some flowering shade trees.)

Most berries and small 1-gallon plants will cost $22.95 for shipping. The fee remains the same for up to 4 plants.

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