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lucuma fruitBotanical Name: Pouteria lucuma

Green fruit with bright yellow flesh. It is sweet and similar to a canistel but with an odd aftertaste. The fruits are round or oval and very popular in South America when they are dried and powdered, eaten fresh out of hand and used in drinks and desserts.

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lucuma compliments of trade winds

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Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Tropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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Tasted in Peru. Like maple syrup with boiled egg consistency. Really nice fruit. Only strange first time. Then addictive! | Suzy - Adelaide, SA 18-Feb-2017
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