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Sapodilla - C55

Manilkara zapota
Originating from Malaysia, the variety C55 is a medium sized fruit. Excellent backyard variety with a light brown skin and a delicious sweet flavour. The size is similar to the Tropical sapodilla, averaging 60-70 grams. The flesh has a slightly gritty tex... Read More
Other Names: Chico, Chicoo


Specifications of Sapodilla - C55

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 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

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? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Alkaline (7.4-8.0)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Sapodilla - C55 Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 13y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Slow but steady performer. Tough.  First fruit forming 2010.

★★★★ 14y ago

Bluewater, QLD, Australia

Doing very well.

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