Named after the Maori word for the color green, this very early ripening variety produces sweet large fruit. Needs a pollinator, any variety is fine. Exceptionally sweet and large fruit. Ripen in October. Guava are evergreen and maintain their beautiful foliage year-round. Also known as feijoa to much of the world, they make great barriers for windy coastal areas, ½ to full day sun and can grow to 6-8 ft tall. Hardy to zone 7a.