Origins, Cultivation & Uses
Grant Thorp & Rod
FEIJOAS, indigenous to
Brazil and Uruguary, are a popular fruit to grow in New Zealand
for a late autumn harvest.
book brings together the cumulative knowledge of scientists at HortResearch,
who are at the forefront of research and development of new feijoa
Cultivars and their identification,
pollination, pruning and training, disease and pest control, harvest
maturity, post-harvest handling and even processing are discussed
essential guide for growers, Feijoas would also be extremely
useful for nurserymen, students, researchers and horticulturists.
Feijoas is nicely illustrated and contains some handy hints
for using the fresh fruit in the kitchen too.
Gardener, Issue 94, March 14-27, 2002, Page 28
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH