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SAPODILLA - C55

Botanical Name: Manilkara zapota
Description

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 texture to it like a pear.

Other Names: Chico, Chicoo
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$59.00 0 Grafted Pot: 2.5L
Height: 60-70cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Asian Favourite (#AsianFavourite)

Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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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 (Grafted) 9/10

HappyEarth's Edible Fruits
Update: 3136 days 14hrs

Comments: - Slow but steady performer. Tough.  First fruit forming 2010.

Planted: 2007

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Horse manure, worm castings and dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control: None

Organic Status:Organic


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Markmelb says... [749 days 20hrs ago]
I had fruit set on my BKD110 - held on thru winter and got to almost pea size and they both fell in Sept & early Oct - have you eaten any off yours?

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Sapodilla - C55 8/10

Francis1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3753 days 1hrs

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Doing very well.


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