pineapple guava


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Examples of pineapple guava in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Water figs, pomegranate and pineapple guava only once every few weeks — deeply each time. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 May 2024 Known in the United States as the pineapple guava, it was first brought to New Zealand from South America via France and California in the early 1900s. Kate Evans Tatsiana Chypsanava, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2024 Don’t fertilize fig trees, pomegranate, pineapple guava, tropical guava and loquat, but do mulch them with a 3-inch or thicker layer of coarse wood mulch. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Mar. 2024 Pomegranates, figs and pineapple guava are best watered every two or three weeks, depending on the heat. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 June 2023 Even fruits like pineapple guava, normally only seen in L.A. backyards, make an appearance on the menu. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 26 Feb. 2023 Non-native pineapple guava (Acca sellowiana), coast rosemary (Westringia fruticosa and other species), myrtle (Myrtus communis), cone bush (Leucadendron sp). Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Nov. 2022 Now that your pineapple guava is making growth, keep it moist and do a spring, early summer and early fall fertilizer application. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 17 Sep. 2022 Fig, pomegranate, pineapple guava and loquat trees don’t require fertilizer, but do mulch them thickly. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pineapple guava was circa 1924

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“Pineapple guava.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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