• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Edible Fruit
    Early Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:fa-JO-a se-lo-ee-AH-na
    Plant type:Tree, Shrub
    Sunset climate zones:7 - 9, 12 - 24
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Early Summer
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleRustic
    Design IdeasEvokes either a Mediterranean or tropical character in gardens. The coloring of this foliage complements western natives that have very pale, gray or hairy foliage. Plant as a background or specimen for the flowers. In warm climates use as a fruit tree in orchards. Excellent screen or single specimen plant.
    Companion PlantsFig (Ficus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.