Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||fa-JO-a se-lo-ee-AH-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||Evokes 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.|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Tasty Tropical Fruit|
Grows easily in average to rich, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10