ROLLINIA - PICONE
Selection from Northern NSW, consistent cropper in frost free subtropical locations, large juicy fruit. Rollinia is a relative of the cherimoya this plant has its origins in tropical America. The fruit about 100mm in diameter has a creamy juicy and delicious flesh, according to some tasting like lemon meringue pie. Sourced from Picone Exotic Orchards
Plant Information or Specifications
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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?
Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter?
Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)
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Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
March, April, May, June, July, August, September
Customer Comments on Rollinia - Picone
Rollinia - Picone
Protect young plants from wind, with moveable shade cloth screen/wind break. Cover with plastic screen overnight and/or cold windy days in winter to create humidity and stop leaves from drying out. Check graft regularly can peal away | Mavis Meadowcroft - Lennox Head, NSW 19-Nov-2013
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