Black Sapote - MaherDiospyros digyna
Note: Black sapote fruit of a generic variety please contact us if you have pictures of this exact variety
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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
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
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Customer Tips & Reviews Black Sapote - Maher
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.
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 ...
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...
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.