Canistel Aurea

Pouteria campechiana

Canistel - Aurea

Aurea produces a large elongated fruit of excellent quality. The fruit is delicious eaten fresh or with a little salt and lemon juice added. Canistels are often added to sweet custards or made into delicious eggnog-like milk shakes.
Other Names: Yellow Sapote

$49.00

Specifications of Canistel Aurea

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, June, November, December

Canistel Aurea Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

HappyEarth
★★★ 10y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Slow and steady performer.  It has survive a couple of winters now here in Wollongong.  Flowers appearing for the first time May 2010.

Mal
14y ago

Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

Canistel Aurea

Aurea may not like the cold in Toowoomba, 27S, 600m altitude. Two dead in two winters, But I'm trying different cultivars and I'll let you all know if one ever lives.

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