Origin: Mexico and Central America.
Tree: Subtropical, evergreen and from 4 to 5 cm high.
- Medium and narrow leaves.
- It tolerates cold quite well, but not the strong winds.
- It adapts well to all types of soils, but prefers sandy loam.
- It has good drought resistance, although the risks are crucial in both the development of the tree and the fruit.
- It starts producing at 3-4 years.
Fruit: It is greenish, turning yellow-greenish when ripens. Its skin is thin and its flesh cream coloured. It tastes sweet and soft.
Fruit size: Spherical drupes of 6/12 cm diameter.
Fruit weight: From 100 to 150 g.
Fruit ripening: From early September to mid-November.
Pruning: It should be make pruning thinning to allow entering the light to prevent the overdevelopment of the tree.
Planting layout: 5 x 6 m. definitive.
Varieties: Mc Dill and Wooley.