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The Feijoa (Feijoa (Acca =) sellowiana Berg.) And ‘original subtropical zone of South America is also very widespread in California, Florida and in southern Italy (located in Tuscany and Liguria).
Belongs to the family of Mirtaceae.
It ‘a kind evergreen shrubs and bushes in the area of ??origin reaches 8 meters high.
The hermaphrodite flowers are very showy and edible. Pollination and ‘cross, although there are varieties’ self-fertile.
In areas of origin, the flowers are pollinated by birds usually fly-Thamnophilus and some aphids.
In Italy and pollination ‘in part entomophilous (Diptera) and also anemophilous. The vegetation of the year begins around March, two months after the first flowers appear and bloom can ‘last from one to two months. The life of a plant can ‘exceed 70 years. The habitat is ideal and ‘the cultivation of olive trees. He can not stand the low temperatures (7 ° C below zero lethal). It is well suited to heavy soils without waterlogging, both in the loose. Read the rest of this entry »