Canistel growing 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.

Canistel fruits

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.

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Requirements for Canistel growing and care:

More than -2C,

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

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

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

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

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

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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

How long does it take to bear fruit?
4-6 years

Ripening of fruit:
Can be picked before fully ripen

Scientific name:

Pouteria campechiana

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone

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