Sunday, October 28, 2007

White Sapote Fruit at Last??


Somehow I missed the flowers, but our white sapote (Suebelle seedling) **finally** has fruit on it, lots of them! Very tiny ones, but fruit just the same. I am going to be dancing with impatience to see if they ripen; we've only been waiting about 17 years.

4 comments:

Megan Lynch said...

17 years to fecundity?? Good lord, that's a long time to wait.

Gail said...

No kidding. But the tree has been performing its landscape function all that time, so we were patient.

Megan Lynch said...

So what's the word?

Gail said...

Ah, so impatient! :)

Some fell off, but there are still plenty on there. Still tiny. I assume it will be spring, at least, before they ripen. If they don't freeze.