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Canistel, Eggfruit

Pouteria campechiana

Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Pouteria (po-TER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: campechiana (kam-pech-ee-AY-nuh) (Info)

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida

Lakeland, Florida

Mulberry, Florida

Naples, Florida

Sarasota, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 18, 2017, deeproothedger from Saint Paul, MN wrote:

Bought from a roadside stand in February 2015 on the Big Island of Hawaii. It was the fruit I liked most from all I tried on that trip. Very thick and creamy.

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