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

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Leaf of the Canistel Lyndall

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Canistel - Lyndall

Pouteria campechiana
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

$79.00

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

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Black Sapote - Maher

$74.00 ($74.00-$79.00 choose a size)

A very large fruit, flattened at both ends and with few seeds. A small tree to only 4 metres, it is a prolific bearer of very high quality fruit. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Soursop - Kyogle

$54.00 ($54.00-$79.00 choose a size)

This grafted selection was made from a tree cropping in a frost free region of Kyogle. The fresh flesh is juicy and slightly acid producing a rich creamy thirst quenching juice. Also known as Graviola or Guanaban. Prefers a tropical climate but worth trying in marginal climates by the enthusiast fruit grower. But its more than just a sweet treat. Graviola has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, too. This has led some scientists to explore graviola as potential treatment options for a range of serious illnesses, including cancer.Although some laboratory studies do indicate that graviola may have anticancer properties, there isnt any clinical evidence that graviola can treat or prevent cancer in humans.Keep reading to find out what the research says about graviola and cancer and what you need to know about graviola supplements.https://www.healthline.com/health/cancer/graviola-cancer

Black Sapote - Mossman

$54.00 ($54.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Mossman bares the largest of the black sapote fruit making it ideal for manufacturing. The fruit has a high pulp content and a medium flavour. Each tree can produce up to 1/2 a tonne. A very large round fruit with few seeds.

Pandanus - Edible

$49.00 ($24.90-$99.00 choose a size)

Widely cultivated for use in Asian cooking and basket making. It has a nutty fragrance and is most commonly used in rice dishes or tied in a bundle and cooked with food. Also useful in flower arrangements. A low growing plant to 1m with long narrow blade like leaves and woody aerial roots. In tropical climates it can be grown as a marginal plant in dams and ponds, used as a bedding plant in tropical landscaping. Outside of the tropics, well worth trying as indoor plant in winter with a warm, sunny aspect. Allow the plant to dry out over the winter months.
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Drumstick Tree ( Moringa )

$14.90 ($14.75-$49.00 choose a size)

Also known as the Horseradish tree or Tree of Life. Possibly one of the most useful trees in the world, it produces long green pods that have been compared to a cross between peanuts and asparagus. The peeled roots are used as a substitute for horseradish and the edible leaves make a highly nutritious vegetable. Claims are made that its tiny leaves contains 7 times the Vit C of oranges, 4 times the Vit A of Carrots, 4 times the Calcium of milk, 3 times the Potassium of Bananas, and 2 times the protein of yogurt. The roots have also been documented as useful in many folk remedies. It originates in India and has spread in popularity to many parts of Asia, Central and South America, Africa and the Pacific. In Africa it has been also called the Miracle Tree with so many uses. This tree has delicate foliage and attractive pale yellow flowers. The slender, semi -deciduous, perennial tree, to about 10 m tall with drooping branches. Best kept pruned under 2mts as its the leaves that is what is best used in cooking. Thrives in subtropical and tropical climates, flowering and fruiting freely and continuously. Grows best on a dry sandy soil. Makes an ideal shade tree with high drought resistance. (Source: Nutritive Value of Indian Foods, by C. Gopalan) The foliage is delicate on young trees, and our potted plants are known for their older leaves to turn yellow and drop during transport to conserve energy. This is not a problem long term. With care and acclimatisation they will bounce back
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Canistel - Lyndall Reviews & Tips

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BJ
★★★★★ 12y 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. 

Emma1
★★★★★ 13y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

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

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