Canistel - Lyndall

Pouteria campechiana

Newly planted Canistel Lyndall notice how high it is mounded for good drainage

This selection is from northern NSW, very sweet moist texture with superior flavour. The yellow flesh of the Canistel has a sweet earthy flavour and a similar texture to the yoke of a boiled egg.Sourced from Picone Exotic Orchards
Other Names: Yellow Sapote


Specifications of Canistel - Lyndall

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? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September, October, November, December

Canistel - Lyndall Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

★★★★★ 9y ago

Keperra, QLD, Australia

Nice looking tree and fruit is fantastic in a smoothie!Dumps almost all leaves in spring and looks sickly, but explodes into life around 2 weeks later. Has flowered spring 2011 but still a bit too young to set fruit. 

★★★★★ 11y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

This should called boiled-egg plant! Still growing slowly in a pot.

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