Suebelle White Sapote’s grow slowly in our desert climate and is naturally one of the smaller varieties to grow. Do not eat the seeds. It forms a medium to very large evergreen tree with15 to 50 feet. White sapote tree growth is rapid, in flushes. White Sapote seedlings grow a lot more rapid and aren’t as suited to container culture. White sapotes have a taproot and other fibrous roots that are wandering. Description/Taste The White sapote is a fruit that must be handled with care from cultivation to harvest. The ideal White sapote fruit is rounded or somewhat oval, averaging roughly 3 to 4 inches in diameter. Harry White Sapote trees can get quite large. The tree is densely branching and drooping at maturity. The problem is that many have a bitter after taste which I do not understand since I have had some fruits that didn't have it and then the next year, the fruits did have it. Woolley Leaf White Sapote Casimiroa tetrameria The woolley-leaved white sapote usually has 5 leaflets, larger and thicker than those of C. edulis and velvety-white on the underside (Fruits of Warm Climates, Julia F Morton) It is a rare and unusual fruit, and is a member of the Rutaceae family, which also includes the familiar citrus. Sort of like how you can sometimes taste the astringency in persimmons. I assume the ones they sent you did not have the bitter after taste. The White Sapote, Casimiroa edulus, is one of those wondrous fruits that has its share of ups and downs! If you’d like to try growing a White Sapote tree in a container, try growing the Suebelle variety. White Sapote. I’m not growing any white sapote yet, so I’m doing research lol Let’s take a closer look at the white sapote nutritional value to better understand how including this fruit in your diet can boost your immune system and contribute to your overall well-being. Other names: Zapote blanco, Casimiroa Intro: Although a member of the citrus group, it is nothing like any citrus. I really like white sapote but the bitterness in some varieties annoys me. In a 100g of white sapote you’ll also find: 62% water – this fruit contains a large amount of water, making it a very hydrating snack to have at any time of the day. White Sapote trees are vigorous and beautiful, growing between 15 and 40 feet tall with glossy green palmate leaves. History: Originates from Central and South America. WHITE SAPOTE Casimiroa edulis. Weight/size: The fruit are 7.5 – 12.5cm in diameter. The taste of the fruit is also reported to vary significantly with soil, quantity of water, nutrients, and climate. For me it’s flavor. The skin is thin, lime to lemon lime green in color and lightly coated with a thin bloom. BTW, the best White Sapote I have ever eaten was a Younhan's Gold. 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