The white apple tree is an evergreen tree with dense foliage. The leaves are oval, leathery, and shiny green. The fruits are round to oval and have a green to yellowish skin.
Height and Crown Width
A mature white apple tree can reach a height of up to 10 meters, with a corresponding crown width.
The root system of the white apple tree is strong and well-developed.
Casimiroa edulis is originally from Mexico and is now also found in some other subtropical regions.
Cultivation and Care
The white apple tree requires plenty of sunlight and prefers well-draining soil. It is relatively easy to care for and only needs occasional watering.
The first harvest of white apples usually occurs after about 3 to 4 years, depending on growth conditions.
The fruits of the white apple can be eaten raw and have a sweet, slightly vanilla-like taste. They are also suitable for making jams, desserts, and beverages.
The white apple is rich in vitamin C, potassium, and other nutrients. It can contribute to strengthening the immune system and promoting health.
Casimiroa edulis is a self-pollinating plant, meaning it generally does not need pollination from other plants to produce fruits.