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White Sapote

A tree reachin to 30 feet or more belonging to the citrus family which produces large, round green fruit with large seeds.  White Sapote is generally evergreen but may have leaf drop prior to the new flush of spring leaves and reported to withstand temperatures down to 25 degrees F.  Photo by Laurel Woodley

Casimiroa edulis has greenish-white flowers
Latin Name: 
Casimiroa edulis
Family Name: 
Rutaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mexico, Central America
Bloom Time: 
Mar
Apr
Garden Location: 
Tram Rd. near Hidden Orchard