Growing Guide: White Sapote
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree
Late Fall, Early Winter
15-30 ft. White Sapote trees can grow up to 60 ft tall in native habitats, but are likely to remain smaller and controlled otherwise.
Soil & Moisture:
Well-draining, sandy, soil rich in organic matter. White Sapote likes consistent watering but is completely intolerant of flooding.
Full Sun (highest production), Part Shade
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+. White Sapote is hardy to 23 degrees once established!
These White Sapote trees are grown from seed and may take up to 5 years to be capable of producing fruit. For faster growing producing trees, see our Grafted 'Redlands' White Sapote variety in two sizes.