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SAPODILLA - TROPICAL

Sapodilla - TropicalBotanical Name: Manilkara zapota
Description

A Singapore variety to 4m tall. Flavour is very sweet like brown sugar with a slightly gritty texture like a pear. Average weight 100 - 115gms. Sapodillas are highly prized in Asiawith their sweet, brown-sugar, cinnamon flavoured fruit. Their brown furry skin looks a little like a kiwi fruit

Other Names: Chico, Chicoo
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$74.00 1 Grafted Large

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Plant Information or Specifications

Sub Categories (HashTags)

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 - Tropical (Grafted) 10/10

Chris6's Edible Fruits
Update: 3136 days 24hrs

Comments: -

I JUST LOVE THIS TREE, IT JUST KEEPS GROWING & FRIUTING WITH LITTLE CARE, VERY HARDY, LOOKS GREAT & THE FRUIT ARE DELICIOUS.

Fruiting Months September, October, November

Planted: 2007

Height 1.2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 50 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

NO SPRAYS, NOT AFFECTED BY ANY PEST

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

WHEN DO I PRUNE IT, AS THERE IS FLOWERS & FRIUT ON IT ALL YEAR ROUND & I JUST CAN'T PRUNE IT WHEN FLOWERING & BEARING


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Sapodilla - Tropical (Grafted) 10/10

BJ's Edible Fruits
Update: 2646 days 23hrs

Comments: -

This guy is in an exposed positionin my front yard. It is a fast but compact grower and is flowering first season.

Planted: 2011

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pollination: Self Pollination


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VF1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2374 days 1hrs

Comments: -

I love the taste of the fruit- sort of cooked pear infused with brown sugar caramel and touch of cinnamon - I could eat a big bowl of these! This is my 3rd variety - will be interesting to see/taste how they compare. (Others are Sawo Manilla and BKD110)

Planted: 2012

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Fred1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3313 days 0hrs

Comments: - Don't know what variety - as there were 2 trees here when we bought the property

Planted: 2003

Height 3.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No


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Fred1 says... [3126 days 1hrs ago]
One Tree is fruiting at the moment for the first time since we purchased the property 5 years ago

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Sapodilla - Tropical 9/10

Daisy5's Edible Fruits
Update: 1457 days 2hrs


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