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WHITE SAPOTE - ORTEGA

Botanical Name: Casimiroa edulis
Description

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.

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*Requires cross pollination with a different variety In Production

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Warm Temperate, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

, February, March

 

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White Sapote - Ortega

Grows really well in Adelaide. Needs citrus food occasionally | A Sellars - Adelaide, SA 09-Apr-2017
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White Sapote - Ortega (Grafted) 10/10

JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3033 days 12hrs

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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 potash should be given once a year in Spring.

This year, not many fruits and very small and dropped very young. I think too much rain caused this condition.

Planted: 2002

Height 4 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Bag when fruits are in light yellow or pale stage. Can be picked when mature, store in the fridge up to 2 weeks. Will ripe after being taken out.


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Comments

phil@tyalgum says... [3435 days 14hrs ago]
Nice looking Ortega fruit, they seem much bigger than I imagined. I boughtone of these from a fruit stall the other day as a pollinator for Vista and Chris varieties
Rob&Brons patch says... [3272 days 11hrs ago]

TimmyDoulos says... [3197 days 1hrs ago]
Would love to taste one of these. one day hope to grow some.
Peter91 says... [1004 days 4hrs ago]
Do you still happen to have any white sapote tree's? Can you send me an email at peterantoniw@msn.com to discuss some things.

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