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NissanVersa

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White sapote variety mix up
« on: November 27, 2019, 07:56:41 PM »
Can y’all with Vernon and Suebelle varieties tell me if these leaves look right for the variety. Both seem to have fuzzy undersides but the Vernon seems to have a lot more.


Vernon:




Suebelle:








Jack, Nipomo

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Re: White sapote variety mix up
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2019, 02:15:14 PM »
My Vernon has smooth leaves (bottom and top),  My Suebelle has a fuzzy underside, but not at all as fuzzy as my yellow sapote (C. tetrameria) varieties.  They are called "wooly leaved" for that reason.

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Re: White sapote variety mix up
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2019, 07:58:38 PM »
My Vernon has smooth leaves (bottom and top),  My Suebelle has a fuzzy underside, but not at all as fuzzy as my yellow sapote (C. tetrameria) varieties.  They are called "wooly leaved" for that reason.

Thanks for the response, I wonder if the suebelle is actually Vernon and vice versus?

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Re: White sapote variety mix up
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2019, 12:59:00 PM »
Thats what it looks like from your photo’s.

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Re: White sapote variety mix up
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2019, 04:15:28 AM »
The pic you labelled as vernon looks like my suebelle.

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Re: White sapote variety mix up
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2019, 11:25:30 AM »
I am going to switch the labels and wait for them to produce fruit. Hopefully the fruit will confirm the Vernon and not some other.

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Re: White sapote variety mix up
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2019, 12:51:30 AM »
Jack's response is accurate.

My Vernon is holding a fruit with smooth top and bottom leaves.
Suebelle has fuzzy bottom, smooth top.

 

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