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Casimiroa edulis 'Platts' (White Sapote)

Casimiroa edulis 'Platts' (White Sapote)

RUTACEAE

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Casimiroa edulis commonly known as the white sapote, casimiroa, Mexican apple, cochitzapotl in the Nahuatl language is a species of tropical fruiting tree in the family Rutaceae (citrus family), native to eastern Mexico and Central America south to Costa Rica.

A small to medium tree perfect for the corner of the section as a shade tree. or for the smaller garden. Considered one of the best varieties of Casimiroa. Good bearer of fruit a mature tree can produce up to 1,000 fruit per year. Highly nutritious and rich in vitamins, including A and C.

  • A mild and sweet flavour, resembling a combination of peach, banana and pear with a smooth texture
  • Small to medium tree 4 x 4 metres
  • Self fertile, start bearing fruit after 4-5 years
  • Lovely golden skin with excellent flavour.

Large-sized plants (15L and above and over 1.5m tall) can only be delivered to Palmerston North addresses. Please contact us for a quote for larger plants.

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