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LUCUMA - WHITMAN

Lucmans By OtterAM [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia CommonsBotanical Name: Pouteria lucuma
Description

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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Plant Information or Specifications

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Rare And Unusual (#RareAndUnusual)

Preferred Climate

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

5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

2-3 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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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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