Canistel grow and care – tree of the genus Pouteria also known as Pouteria campechiana, Canistel perennial evergreen plant use for the edible fruits but also as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Flower color is green size of 0.5-1 cm.
Fruit yellow or orange sometimes with dots on the rind, fruit not juicy the structure powdery remind Batata or Lucuma, the taste is sweet, the shape oval or egg shape sometime with sharp in the bottom.
Canistel for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Canistel growing and care:
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What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Some trees not bearing fruit without graft Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: weak and dead branches without flowers or fruits Size of the plant? 3-7 m, 10-21 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing / slow growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Small green flowers in bell shape Thinning the bloom: Sometimes all the flowering thinning without reason Pollination is done by: Bees, flies Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: Summer / Autumn Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Canistel fruits? Eat raw, ice-cream, cooked, milk-shake Work requirements on the fruit: in some cultivars if someone touch the fruit the fruit will fall 4-6 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Can be picked before fully ripen Ripening of fruit: Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Tree
Bonsai, Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Summer Harvest
Dried fruit, Eaten raw, Fruit, Ice pop & Ice cream plants