Casimiroa pringlei, Pringle's sapote

Category: Trees
Family: Rutaceae
Origin: Mexico
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: white
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 8 to 12 ft
Width: 8 ft
Exposure: morning sun
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 7 F
Description: This citrus tree is quite unusual in that it likes some shade and has remained evergreen and healthy down to 7 F!. The golden fruit about the size of a cherry tastes somewhere between a peach and a mango. These trees have been grown from seed originally collected in Mexico. Host plant for Giant Swallowtail butterfly.