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Botanical Name: 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.

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$49.00 0 Grafted Pot: 2.5L
Height: 50-60cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

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


Plants required to Pollinate

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


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

Update: 3478 days 20hrs

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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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phil@tyalgum says... [3880 days 22hrs 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... [3717 days 19hrs ago]

TimmyDoulos says... [3642 days 9hrs ago]
Would love to taste one of these. one day hope to grow some.
Peter91 says... [1449 days 12hrs ago]
Do you still happen to have any white sapote tree's? Can you send me an email at to discuss some things.

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