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White Sapote Fruit Plants (Casimiroa Edulis)

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Plant Type

White Sapote (Casimiroa Edulis):

Scientific Name: Casimiroa Edulis

Common Name: Mexican-apple, Casimiroa

General Information: Rare fruit native to the highlands of Central Mexico and Central America. Oval, round to ovoid shape. Surface ripens from green to green-yellow with a textured, bumpy, and waxy feel. Flesh ranges in color from white, and ivory to yellow, with a creamy, smooth, and dense, custard-like consistency. Mild, sweet, and tropical flavor with vanilla, banana, pear, and caramel nuances.

Health Benefits: Excellent source of vitamin C. Provides Calcium and Phosphorus for bone health. Contains Fiber, Iron, Thiamine, and Riboflavin in lower amounts. Eaten to lessen rheumatic pain. Decoction of leaves and seeds is taken as tea to treat hypertension, anxiety, insomnia, and cramps. Leaves, bark, and seeds have a sedative and mildly narcotic (hypnotic) action. Possesses anti-spastic and anticonvulsive actions.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

Well-drained soil-free medium, no more than 14 days after harvesting the seeds (do not do well in storage). Place the white sapote seed with the pointed side up 1/2 inch from the surface of the well-drained soil and water deeply.

Special Feature

Contains folic acid and iron essential for the red blood cells hence helps in preventing anemia and increasing hemoglobin in the body. The fruit is also rich in vitamin C used to prevent and treat common colds.


Fruits are excellent when eaten ripe. When mixed with orange juice or milk and a few drops of vanilla, it makes a refreshing drink. It contains a glucoside called Casimirosine, which is known to have sedative and hypnotic effects. The decoction of leaves also treats diabetes.