Black Sapote - Maher

Diospyros digyna

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

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

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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

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September, October, November

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Black Sapote - Maher Reviews & Tips

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Mindy Pawsey
6months 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.

Mindy1
★★★★ 1y 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 ...

Andrew26
★★★★★ 3y 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...

Nqgrower1
★★★★ 9y ago

, QLD

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.

Gilbert
★★ 11y ago

Doonan, QLD, Australia

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

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