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Manilkara (Sapodilla) & Pouteria (Canistel and Lucuma)

Manilkara and Pouteria include several delicious fruit trees which are mostly native of Middle to South America. Besides that, many species are highly valued as well in the timber industry for their resistant, heavy wood. All will grow as tall woody shrubs to trees if planted in the garden. They will moderately grow as container plants and usually do not set fruits after flowering as a container plant, however their shiny, decorative foliage makes them worthwhile in cultivation. For a sunny position in any rich, well drained soil. Keep plants at a minimum of some 15°C in winter with reduced watering and in full sun.
Sow seed in any rich, very well drained substrate at a minimum of some 25°C. Difficult to get started but easily grown on.
1 large seeds per package.
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Pouteria campechiana (Canistel)

Pouteria campechiana (Canistel)

4 (6)m, Canistel is an evergreen and easily cultivated tall shrub to small tree from Central America. It bears throughout the year tennisball sized fruits with a delicious, orange, creamy and slightly sweet and aromatic fruit pulp and few rather larger seeds. Fruits are edible when they a turning yellow and soft. For any humus rich, well drained substrate in a partially shaded to sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 15°C. I - XII.
1 seed per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (1 seed)0130 € 5,99