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Black Sapote Ricks Late For Sale 165mm potBotanical Name: Diospyros digyna

This Chocolate Pudding Fruit selection from northern NSW has excellent eating qualities. Crops well into late spring to extend the harvest. Heavy cropper. Also called '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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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)


Plants required to Pollinate

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


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots


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

February, October, November, December



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Black Sapote - Ricks Late (Grafted) 7/10

Anthonymiceli1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3063 days 6hrs

Comments: - Has survived 2 Winters but is not actually any larger than when planted, grows a little in Summer then dies back in Winter. %uFFFDAlso inclined to sunburn in hot weather. %uFFFDFlowered but not fruited.

Growing: In the Ground

Water Given in: Spring

When I Fertilise: Spring

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TimmyDoulos says... [2798 days 16hrs ago]
White Sapote should suit conditions better - I haven't tried it but would like to.

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