Finding pineapple berry seeds - Knowledgebase Question

St. Charles, MO
Question by atthebell
February 20, 1999
I have a friend in Oklahoma who tells me she plants what she calls pineapple berries. She says they look like a strawberry in size but are yellow, instead of red, and they taste just like a pineapple! She gets seeds for them from some place called Perkins Seeds. I was wondering if you have this type of seed, and where I would look in your catalog to find them. I hope they are something that can be grown in the St. Louis as we love the taste of pineapple, and would find it fun to try these!

Answer from NGA
February 20, 1999


I wonder if your friend grows pineapple guava (Feijoa sellowiana)? It has many small seeds imbedded in the fruit, like a strawberry does. These are commonly grown in the warm southern regions of the U.S., wherever the temperatures stay above 15F. It can also be grown in a pot in a sunny greenhouse. A source for pineapple guava is

Greenleaf Nursery Company, Inc., HC 72 Box 163, Park Hill, Oklahoma 74451-9500, ph# 1-800-331-2982, E-Mail: [email protected]

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