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Canistel EmmaBotanical Name: Pouteria campechiana

Heavy bearing cold hardy selection that bears small - medium sized fruit. Very sweet, mealy textured fruit.

Other Names: Yellow Sapote
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$49.00 0 Grafted Pot: 2.5L
Height: 50-60cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

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)

Suitability in Pots


Fruiting/Harvest Months

November, December, , February, March, April, May, June


Question & Answer

Hello Is this Canistel Emma's seedling? Thanks From: COOMBABAH QLD

No, It is grafted variety so the taste, size and crop are known to be of high quality. #CanistelEmma1017

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Emma also died in the third winter, but it was the hardest frost in 30 years | Mal - Toowoomba, QLD 08-Aug-2007
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Canistel - Emma (Grafted)

VF1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2754 days 14hrs

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A cold-hardy variety I thought I would give a try.  I 've eaten a round variety of Canistel from Tropical Fruit World and they were delicious- a thick, but smooth textured fruit whose flavour was very much like 'Juicy Fruit chewing gum' - I think it would be nice in smoothies.  The fruit seems decorative too, when hanging on the tree.

(Note: now winter, 2012. Temp. to 6C, plant unaffected. Will probably get slightly colder by about 1-1.5C, but looking good) 

Planted: 2012

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

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