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BLACK SAPOTE - BERNICKER

Black Sapote BernickerBotanical Name: Diospyros digyna
Description

This Chocolate Pudding fruit variety has proved very popular in Australia. The near spherical fruit is medium to large with only 1 or 2 seeds. Superb eating quality and prolific producer.

Other Names: Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Chocolate Persimmon, Zapote Prieto
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Great For Kids (#GreatForKids)

Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots

Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

2-3 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

September, October, November

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Black Sapote - Bernicker 10/10

Milly's Edible Fruits
Update: 2739 days 24hrs

Comments: -

I'm so excited to have this plant. I will have to patient and wait for it to fruit, but I'm sure it will be worth it. Again this one is new and in a pot so it can move house with me.

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Pest Control:

no issues yet


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Black Sapote - Bernicker (Grafted) 10/10

BJ's Edible Fruits
Update: 2101 days 6hrs

Comments: - Fantastic tree. Has had a good fruit set second season in ground. Cant wait for the ruit to ripen now!

Planted: 2010

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: Self Pollination


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BJ says... [2103 days 12hrs ago]
Dec 2011 - I've had this in the ground around 1.5 years and it has just flowered and set around 40 fruits to a size where most should mature. Cant wait!

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C1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2975 days 2hrs

Comments: - Planted:  March 2009

Height 1.2 m

Growing: orchard

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: N/A

First Fruited: 1st year

Sun/Shade: full Sun

Water Given in: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination:

Other Comments: Replaced poor performing seedling Black Sapote...  Tree is doing much better.  Addition of frost protection has helped.

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JohnMc1's Edible Fruits
Update: 511 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Newly arrived from Daley's.

Planted: 2010

Height 500 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Black Sapote - Bernicker (Grafted) 4/10

Nigel1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2958 days 15hrs

Comments: -

Tree was growing well until branch on one side died. Now tree is unbalanced but healthy (same thing happened to other sapote)

Planted: 2008

Height 50 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: horse manure and fruit tree pellets

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

How can we promote growth on one side to help balance tree?


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Kathyturner's Edible Fruits
Update: 2164 days 15hrs

Comments: -

magnificent tree;

beautiful glossy foliage;

no problems at all (at least so far - in Maleny).

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: blood and bone; manure

Pest Control: None required so far!

Organic Status:Organic


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Jaz's Edible Fruits
Update: 1334 days 11hrs

Comments: - Flowered but no fruit yet.


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