Mamey Sapote - Pontin

Pouteria sapota

Close up of the Mamey Sapote Pontin fruit ready to pick

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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.


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
6y 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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