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Botanical Name: Casimiroa edulis

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.

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$34.00 0 Grafted Pot: 2.5L
Height: 50-60cm
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Warm Temperate, Subtropical
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White Sapote - Pike

Our 25 year old pike bears 200 KG fruit every year in adelaide | Steven Fisher - Modbury, SA 21-Apr-2012

White Sapote - Pike

I have not noticed any bitter skin in my 15 year tree. | R. - Sydney, NSW 10-Oct-2019
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White Sapote - Pike (Grafted) 9/10

Paulaf1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3067 days 23hrs

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This tree fruited after having it in the ground for only a year.  The first couple of fruits it produced had quite a bitter aftertaste, and I was ready to pull it out, but the ones I have harvested this year were beautiful.  I find you have to catch them when they are just turning soft, as shortly afterwards they will ripen too quickly..........and drop from the tree, causing them to go splat!!!!!!!!

Haven't quite worked out what it tastes like yet, as there are a number of flavours combined.

This is a lovely looking tree with quite a weeping habit.

Planted: 2008

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: compost, horse manure and lucerne mulch.

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

None as yet, but will have to cover the fruit from birds, fruit bats, and fruit fly.

Organic Status:Partially Organic

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White Sapote - Pike (Grafted)

Aimz781's Edible Fruits
Update: 2897 days 12hrs

Comments: - Fruit sounds nice but did not realise this needs a x pollinator. Will keep my eye out for a self pollinating I think. We don't really have space for two. Lesson:do your homework (also buy from daleys as they always give you this type of info before you purchase) you live and you learn hey?

Planted: 2012

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Water Given in: Spring

Organic Status:Organic

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