Feijoa, Pineapple guava Is Scientifically known as Acca sellowiana, the plant that bears this fruit is a shrub or small tree native to regions in South America, including, Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia. It is widely cultivated for its sweet fruit, as well as for ornamental purposes.
The fruit is green and ellipsoid-shaped, and roughly the size of a plum or a small avocado.
Its unique flavour and impressive supply of nutrients make pineapple guava highly sought after, as it can have many different culinary applications, from an ingredient in smoothies to cocktails, desserts, chutneys and stewed fruit dishes.
Feijoa has an impressive list of health benefits; it can Boosts Immunity, with its healthy supply of vitamins and minerals, regular consumption can give your immune system a much-needed boost, Regulates Blood Pressure, Aids Digestion, Reduces Cholesterol, Improves Cognition, Boosts Metabolism, Improves Bone Strength, Controls Diabetes, including aiding weight-loss.
Pineapple guava has sweet, tangy and bitter elements, which is compare to guavas and pineapples, taste.
However, there is also a slight strawberry flavour.
There is a suggestion that ensures the best flavour and taste of pineapple guava; the fruits should be collected the day they drop from the tree, once the fruit falls, it can quickly become overripe and unpleasant to eat.