This is the flower of the fantastic Feijoa bush. They were introduced to New Zealand in the 1920's and have become a favourite autumn fruit.
The Feijoa flowers in summer, and the fruit starts falling from late March. The fruit is very versatile and can be used in jams, cakes, muffins, curries, sauces & wine. The fruit also freezes well.
This is the young fruit forming. They are egg shaped and fall to the ground when ripe. The birds don't seem to notice them until they fall so don't impact on the amount we can harvest.
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