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White Sapote - Lemon Gold

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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

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

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

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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White Sapote - Lemon Gold Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 3y 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...

★★★★ 5y 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...

★★★ 11y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

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

12y ago

Mulbring, NSW, Australia

died of unknown causes in the first year after planting

★★★★ 12y 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.

★★★★ 12y ago

Winmalee, NSW, Australia

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

★★★ 12y ago

Bluewater, QLD, Australia

Growing Well.

★★★★★ 12y 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 ...

13y 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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