Close up of the Mamey Sapote Pontin fruit ready to pick

(1/3) Close up of the Mamey Sapote Pontin fruit ready to pick

If you look carefully you can see next years Mamey Sapote Pontin very small on the trunk and the large fruit ripening ready to pick for this year

(2/3) If you look carefully you can see next years Mamey Sapote Pontin very small on the trunk and the large fruit ripening ready to pick for this year

Well established Mamey Sapote Pontin Fruit Tree

(3/3) Well established Mamey Sapote Pontin Fruit Tree

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Mamey Sapote - Pontin

Pouteria sapota
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Grafted selection. Underneath the Mamey’s leathery coarse brown skin is a brilliantly coloured, sweet and creamy flesh with an exotic flavour similar to sweet pumpkin pie with spice. Unripe fruits can be cooked as a vegetable.

$49.00

Specifications of Mamey Sapote - Pontin

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

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 January, February, March, April, May, December

Mamey Sapote - Pontin Reviews & Tips

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Stephen Cole
7y ago

South Johnstone, QLD, Australia

Mamey Sapote - Pontin

I love these and can't wait for the fruit each year. They grow well in the tropics and survived "Larry" and "Yasi" , so are very tough. The hard part is trying to tell when the fruit are ripe as they don't change colour and don't all ripen together.

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