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Vietmeyer N 1989 pp 263-265 [PHO, DRA, RAIN, KTMP, TEMP, TEXT, SAL, FER, DEP]
Require frost-free climates and is killed by -5°C.
Perennial tree, with a year-round production.
Scientific synonyms: P. obovata, Lucuma obovata. Do not tolerate extended humid weather. Grown close to the equator, in the Andean mountains, at elevations between 1500 and 3000 m and at sea level in Chile.