Botanical name: Maclura tricuspidata
Crown and root system: This shrub has a medium root system.
Description of the fruit: It is very juicy with a gentle sweetness that is somewhat reminiscent of watermelon. In reality, what looks like a single fruit is really a cluster of small fruits.
Growing regions: All over the country.
Ripening date: During the fall months.
Planting in a container: Possible.
Recommended planting season: All year round.
Varieties sold in our nursery: Che saplings are compound females, characterized by their fertility and high sugar content.
Good to know: Under optimal growing conditions, a mature che tree can produce up to 400 kilograms of fruit in one season.