Fruit ID help please

socalgardengalFebruary 3, 2014

My hubby brought me a bag of fruit and the guy he got them from does not know what they are. He said they were a japanese rare fruit. They are absolutely delicious! To me they look like an asian pear but the seeds don't match up. Then I started looking online and found Santol. The fruit doesn't quite look the same.
There are 4 seeds in each fruit around 1 1/2" X 2". They look like miniture mango seeds. The fruit is the size of a baseball. Unfortunately my hubby did not take a pic of the tree. Here are a few pics of the fruit. Thank you for any info. I'm starting a few seeds just for the heck of it :)

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trini1trini

It looks a little like white sapote....

    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 9:35AM
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sf_rhino

I've not seen either in person but in does look more like the photos I've seen of the white sapote. Where did your husband encounter these? You guys in socal get a lot more tropical fruit in the stores, but we have plenty of asian markets here in SF, maybe I can find some???

    Bookmark   February 5, 2014 at 3:33PM
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