Named after the town in New Zealand the plant was developed in. A fast-growing, high production, self-fertile plant. Despite being self-fertile, most Guava produce higher yields with a second variety nearby. Fruit ripens 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 8 ft tall. Hardy to zone 7a.