BLACK SAPOTE - MAHER
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
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Semi Dwarf (2/3 Normal Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
August, September, October, November
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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. | Mindy Pawsey - SUNBURY, VIC 22-May-2020
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