BLACK SAPOTE - SUPERB
A selection originating from north Qld. As the name suggests it is a superb quality fruit. Tends to be seedless if not cross pollinated. Heavy bearing. Also called 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla
Plant Information or Specifications
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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
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
September, October, November, December
Question & Answer
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Unfortunately we dont sell outside Australia.
Customer Comments on Black Sapote - Superb
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Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 562 days 14hrs
Comments: - Needed a second black sapote to aid in pollination. The specimen from Daley's looked rather weak and spindly and is extremely slow growing in part shade. However, first fruit (just one) in 2013 was delicious, so this variety definitely passes the taste test..Have now bought a second plant from Daley's as I am convinced it's needed for cross pollination for the large seedling tree. But the grafted trees are growing extremely slowly. One of the grafted tree suddenly dropped its leaves and died. Somewhat puzzling, but, growing close to the large seedling black sapote, it might not have been able to compete for water.
Fruiting Months December
Height 1 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Sun/Shade: Medium Sun
Pollination: Self Pollination
When I Fertilise: Spring
Pest Control: Need to protect leaves from being eaten by possums when tree is young.
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