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White Sapote
Casimiroa edulis

Location: 3rd Street
Park: Niles Community Park
District: Niles
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Broadleaf evergreen tree native to Central Mexico. Sapote has been cultivated by the various Mexican civilizations for at least 1000 years. The fruit of the Sapote is sweet and smooth thus earning the name Mexican custard. The specimen tree is 15 feet tall and broad spreading.

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