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Pouteria campechiana - Canistel Bahamas Trompo Sapote, grafted 

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Canistel, Eggfruit. Easy to grow, sweet exotic fruit. Trompo is the Florida canistel variety, one of the best. Large size pointed shape fruit, weighs 8-15 oz. The pulp is moist. The tree is a heavy producer.
During World War II, British pilots and crewmen were under training in the Bahamas and showed a great fondness for this special fruit, they bought all they could find in the market.
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Pouteria campechiana - Canistel Bruce Sapote, grafted 

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Canistel, Eggfruit. Easy to grow, sweet exotic fruit.
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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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$52.00

 

Pouteria campechiana - Canistel Fairchild II Sapote, grafted 

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Eggfruit Fairchild II. Productive medium size fruit. Easy to grow, sweet exotic fruit.
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Pouteria campechiana - Canistel Oro Sapote, grafted 

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Canistel, Eggfruit. Easy to grow, sweet exotic fruit. Oro is the Florida canistel variety, one of the best. Large size round shape fruit, weighs 7-18 oz. Pulp is moist. Tree is a heavy producer.
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Pouteria campechiana - Canistel Sapote, seedling

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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Canistel, Eggfruit. Easy to grow, sweet exotic fruit. These plants are seedlings from Trompo variety.
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Pouteria sapota - Mamey Sapote Key West (Pantin), grafted, 3 gal

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Mamey sapote cultivar Key West (Pantin) originates in Florida. It produces medium size fruit (15-40 oz, mid-late season. Flesh is pink to red, fiberless, excellent quality, contains 1 seed. The tree is tall. Ripening season - late summer.
A unique fruit with an interior texture that is both creamy and sweet, the vibrant salmon-colored flesh of the Pantin mamey sapote is unlike anything most people have ever tasted. The flavor is a combination of sweet potato and pumpkin with undertones of almond, chocolate, honey, and vanilla. The ovoid, medium-large fruit has a large center pit, similar to an avocado. This superior mamey sapote cultivar was discovered growing near a fire station in Key West, Florida. The seeds of this tree were believed to come from Cuba by way of 19th century dissidents who left the island at that time. The tree was originally called the Key West mamey sapote until it was selected and propagated by Eugenio Pantin in the early 1950s. The story goes that a Cuban émegré named Josefina Jimenez smuggled three mamey seeds into the US in her brassiere and gave them to Pantin, who grew them as seedling rootstocks, onto which he grafted
What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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budwood of the Key West mamey tree. Pantin then proceeded to plant a small commercial orchard in Miami-Dade County, Florida. After his death in 1963, Eugenio’s son, Donald, took over the family business, and nurseryman, Lawrence Zill, who had recognized the potential of Eugenio’s prized cultivar, named it the Pantin mamey sapote.
Today, Pantin represents about 95 percent of the mamey sapotes produced on some 350 acres under cultivation in southern Florida.
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Pouteria sapota - Mamey Sapote Seedling

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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Mamey is a unique fruit with an interior texture that is both creamy and sweet, the vibrant salmon-colored flesh is unlike anything most people have ever tasted. The flavor is a combination of sweet potato and pumpkin with undertones of almond, chocolate, honey, and vanilla. The ovoid, medium-large fruit has a large center pit, similar to an avocado. National fruit of Cuba.
This plant is a seedling and will take a few years to fruit.
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, seedling

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Last one


$32.00

 

Pouteria viridis - Green Sapote Fairchild, grafted

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

"Fairchild" is a sweet, delicious fruit. Green Sapote is a rare delicious fruit very similar in taste to Mamey. The pulp is dark orange to red and very sweet. The outer skin is green, hence the name of the fruit. The plant is reported to be relatively cold hardy.
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