Hi everyone, after 10 years of growing feijoas from seed, crossing them and eating some very nice fruit we’ve finally made a decent tasting and good cropping feijoa for the UK climate.
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The size of UK grown feijoas: Although we can’t get feijoas to grow to the mammoth size you can get in New Zealand we have managed to get a decent size for the climate. Find out more about the size on: Size of UK grown feijoas.
About Gav the grower: Gav is from Tokoroa, North Island, New Zealand – often been told it’s the place to get cheap petrol when driving south from Auckland. Spending time in Napier, Hawkes Bay and Whangarei where his passion for feijoas began, since then he’s been growing them in the UK for over 10 years. He studied horticulture at The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh and the Royal Horticultural Society. If you want to follow Gav’s personal Instagram account you can find it here: @ApteryxGav – Latin name for the Kiwi Gav. – He’s also a Weet-Bix Kid.