White Sapote - Ortega

Casimiroa edulis

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.


Specifications of White Sapote - Ortega

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

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

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

White Sapote - Ortega Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 1months ago

Allenby gardens , SA, Australia

White Sapote - Ortega

Growing really good in temperate Adelaide. Self polinating within uneven fruiting, has handled frost without damaging. Very droopy, branches require support. Remove clay before planing. Fertilise in late winter, then again in spring. Recommended variety.

★★★★★ 1months ago

Allenby Gardens, SA, Australia

White Sapote - Ortega

Grows well in Adelaide. If late flowering occurs in may, fruit hold over winter, so you get a double crop. very resistant to frost.

A Sellars
4y ago

Adelaide, SA, Australia

White Sapote - Ortega

Grows really well in Adelaide. Needs citrus food occasionally

★★★★★ 12y ago

Clayton, VIC, Australia

Lovely fruits with avocado /sweet custard creamy flavour without fiberous texture. Very easy to look after. Prone to magnesium deficiency (yellow leaves in spring) but is quite easy to manage with epsom salt. Highly recommended. Citrus fertilizer and p...

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