Note: Black sapote fruit of a generic variety please contact us if you have pictures of this exact variety

Note: Black sapote fruit of a generic variety please contact us if you have pictures of this exact variety

Black Sapote - Maher For Sale (Size: Large)  (Grafted)

Black Sapote - Maher For Sale (Size: Large) (Grafted)

Leaf of the Black Sapote - Maher

Leaf of the Black Sapote - Maher

Black Sapote - Maher

Diospyros digyna fullscreen
A very large fruit, flattened at both ends and with few seeds. A small tree to only 4 meters, it is a prolific bearer of very high quality fruit. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla
Other Names: Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Chocolate Persimmon, Zapote Prieto

$69.00 ($69.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Black Sapote - Maher

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Semi Dwarf (2/3 Normal Size)

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 August, September, October, November

Create a Filter to find similar plants

Black Sapote - Maher Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

★★★ 3w ago

brisbane, qld, Australia

Black Sapote - Maher

My maher black sapote is not self fertile. Every year flowers form only to fall off again. I have planted a seedling next to it in order for cross pollination to occur but it will take some time for the second tree to grow.

Mindy Pawsey
2y ago

SUNBURY, VIC, Australia

Black Sapote - Maher

Growing on northern outskirts on Melbourne, now going into 3rd year of Winter, flowers for the last two years and fruit this year. Key has been water, don't let it dry out & protect from cold in first year.

★★★★ 3y ago

SUNBURY, VIC, Australia

UPDATE MAY 2020: can confirm flowers have continued and we have around 7-8 fruit in various sizes forming. I keep applying pea straw to the base - does not get a lot of supplemental water now as we have had some good rain. Hoping it survives Winter in ...

★★★★★ 4y ago

HILL RIVER, SA, Australia

This is the start of my tropical plant growing. The picture shows my 1st, and cheapest  greenhouse - an old fridge with the sides jigsawed out, and replaced with piecess of perspex and glass that I had lying around. At the moment it is a temporary hom...

★★★★ 10y ago


I have eaten chocolate pudding fruit before and really liked the taste. I have had flowers already but I pulled them off (which killed me :)) because I wanted the plant to focus on growth.

★★ 12y ago

Doonan, QLD, Australia

Had 3 or 4 beautiful fruits 1 year, but nothing since, not even blossoms.

  • Postage Free Truck
  • Plant List
  • Calculate Freight
  • Daleys Fruit Tree Forum