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White Sapote - Lemon Gold

Casimiroa edulis
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Yellow skinned, sweet mild flavour, average size. Due to its perfect flowers this is an ideal pollinator for other varieties. Also called Casimiroa, this is a very hardy, prolific fruiting tree for the subtropics. Will crop even in temperate climates.


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Specifications of White Sapote - Lemon Gold

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot, No

Water Requirements Moderate Watering, Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

Fertiliser All Purpose

Plant Width 2-4m

Growth Rate Medium

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Pollinators for the White Sapote - Lemon Gold

Pollinations of this variety can be patchy so pair with the following for fruit set

White Sapote - Chris


This selection is from Nth Qld with excellent flavour and texture. Chris bears so heavily that it may require pruning to minimize limb breakages. The tree itself seems to always look a bit stressed but the bottom line is it's a good producer.

White Sapote - Golden Globe


A small round, symmetrical fruit with exceptional flavour characteristics. Skin colour changes from green to pale yellow at maturity. Very refreshing in flavour. Moderate cropper. Self pollinating but a pollinator increases crop size. Small tree ideal for backyards.

White Sapote - Hawaiian Supreme


A heavy cropping tree producing a medium sized fruit with a mild flavour, uniform in shape and good appearance. Casimiroa fruit is reminiscent of vanilla custard mixed with creamy banana and pear.

White Sapote - Ortega


Oval shaped fruit with a pleasant flavour. Compact tree with a somewhat drooping habit. Regular cropper. Mid-late season. Produces abundant pollen and flowering over a long period makes it an excellent pollinator.

White Sapote - Pike


Pike is often seen in commercial plantings. The large fruits remain green when ripe and have a bitter skin, however the flavour is superior to most other introduced varieties.

White Sapote - Reinecke Commercial


Reinecke Commercial is an irregular shaped fruit with attractive golden-orange skin when ripe and few seeds. The fruit is large and flat with a good strong flavour. A popular commercial variety due to its excellent storage and ripening qualities. SP

White Sapote - Seedling

$14.90 ($14.90-$17.90 choose a size)

A hardy fast growing fruit tree producing an abundant crop of fruit that taste like a creamy pear and banana combined.

White Sapote - Kampong

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

A self pollinating selection with a compact form and thicker skinned fruits than normal. It is the preferred selection of a rare fruit grower in Bundaberg

White Sapote - Macs Golden


Macs Golden are large, elongated fruits. The flesh is yellow with a particularly rich, aromatic flavour and few seeds, while the texture is smooth and melting.

White Sapote - Matasano


The flesh is pale yellow with a delicious spicy tang, the fruits are elongated and have a slight bumpy texture

White Sapote - Blumenthal


A California variety, pale yellow skin with creamy white flesh. Good flavour, self Pollinating. Average fruit weight 160gms

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Carambola Starfruit - Kary

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Excellent flavour, bright skin and juicy flesh with few seeds, bearing a summer and winter crop. It exhibits more cold tolerance than other varieties. Carambolas are also called Star Fruit Carambola trees have an attractive weeping habit, producing a profusion of pink flowers. 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

Dwarf Banana - Ducasse

$29.00 ($29.00-$49.00 choose a size)

Also known as Sugar Banana, this small fruited banana is a winner on taste and texture, with a sweet, fragrant flavour. They ripen to a bright yellow when they are at their creamiest. The tree itself is well suited to backyards, reaching a moderate height of 2-3m. it also displays some tolerance to cooler growing areas, though frost is to be avoided. Bananas can flower and fruit at any time of the year and add a tropical look to any garden

Japanese Raisin

$34.00 ($17.90-$34.00 choose a size)

A fast growing tree that produces small raisin like fruit stalks which can be eaten fresh, cooked or dried. The Raisin Tree is deciduous and can grow to a height of 21m but in the open is more commonly around 9m with a single trunk and a rounded head. They have handsome, large, glossy green, cordate leaves which can hang from the stem. The flowers are small but are clustered together in great masses and are cream in colour.

Jakfruit - Seedling

$19.75 ($19.75-$24.75 choose a size)

Jakfruit is a handsome evergreen tree, reaching a height of 8-15 metres and bearing the worlds largest fruit. Fruits can weigh up to 20kg. Strong scent to fruit skin, but it is deliciously sweet, with tropical flavours of banana and mango. It can be eaten fresh or dried. Very quick growing and usually starts fruiting in 4th year. A perfect start to a Food Forest in subtropical and even protected warm temperate regions, especially in spring and summer. Cincturing can help earlier fruiting.There is an old Sri Lankan proverb that says, with Jakfruit and coconut in your backyard you will never starve. This is because every part of the Jakfruit tree is useful. Unripe Jakfruit can be cooked with chicken, fish and eggs, and ripe ones can be eaten as is, or processed into drinks, jam, jelly or candy. The same applies to other parts of the tree such as the skin, leaves, flowers, wood and latex which have their own uses and benefits.

Pecan - Riverside Seedling

$3.90 ($3.90-$19.75 choose a size)

Rootstock used for grafting pecan varieties onto. Strong growing seedling, also useful as a hardy shade tree and will produce nuts in 8-10years. Riverside has shown more salt tolerance than Apache rootstock for marginal areas and where bore water is in use. Inquire for Wholesale Price - 50+
Special Offer: Buy 20+ @$3.90ea usually:$4.90ea

White Sapote - Lemon Gold Reviews & Tips

Star Rating


★★★★ 5y ago


Scary tree because it wants to grow into a giant here. That's interesting because it behaved totally differently 700km north of here. Doesn't have any leaf drop here either. Wishing I had planted it somewhere else now, and had to cut down the second t...


★★★★ 7y ago


Before i moved to Australia i used to have this fruit back home a lot as a young child. I loved it. The instant i discovered them for sale on Daleys I immediately bought one for nolstalgia's sake and the awesome taste. The tree was a bit quiet during w...



★★★ 13y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Steady grower.  Still waiting to try the fruits from this cultivated variety.

14y ago

Mulbring, NSW, Australia

died of unknown causes in the first year after planting

★★★★ 14y ago

Kingscote, SA, Australia

tree purchased 2008 (Daley's) was small but healthy, has more than doubled in size but seems a little less vigorous than our seedlings which were from a large tree in the next street.

★★★★ 14y ago

Winmalee, NSW, Australia

Plants in deep soil are growing exceptionally fast, others outside deep soil much slower

★★★ 14y ago

Bluewater, QLD, Australia

Growing Well.



★★★★★ 14y ago


Both of my Casimiroas are lemon golds.I am thrilled with them - they are tough and cope with everything Geraldton throws at them.Only problem so far has been trying to prune them...they are very 'whippy'.Flowering and fruiting madly (Winter 2010) Easy ...

15y ago

Geraldton, WA, Australia

White Sapote - Lemon Gold

Ours 1km from ocean - windy, hot, drought etc. Sandy alkaline soil and doing well (2yrs old)Reticulated, manured and fertilised (citrus fert)Tough plant!

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