Black Sapote

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Black Sapote Fruit

Not surprisingly this is one of our most popular fruits and if you like Chocolate you'll love Black Sapote. Commonly known as Chocolate Pudding Fruit this amazing fruit is low in fat and an excellent source of Vitamin C containing about 4 times as much as an orange. The fruit is delicious eaten fresh or used as a chocolate substitute in recipes and milkshakes or simply mix the pulp with yogurt and lemon juice for a refreshing treat.  Fruits can be cut in half and eaten covered in passion fruit, in Mexico the pulp is mashed with orange juice or brandy and served with cream, it is also delicious mixed with wine, cinnamon and sugar. 
 The green fruit is picked when hard and allowed to soften and go brown within 3-6 days. At the ripe stage - you should be able to press the skin with your fingers and leave an indent. A very close relative of the persimmon the black sapote is a Chocoholics dream come true!

Black Sapote

$29.90 ($19.75-$29.90 choose a size)

Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla. Seedling selection worth growing in cooler marginal areas.

Black Sapote - Bernicker

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

This Chocolate Pudding fruit variety has proved very popular in Australia. The near spherical fruit is medium to large with only 1 or 2 seeds. Superb eating quality and prolific producer.

Black Sapote - Chocolate

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

This variety was selected by John Picone at Newrybar. He describes it as excellent quality and texture. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Black Sapote - Colossal

$59.00

Seedling selection from Kyogle, very large fruit and self pollinating. Seedless when not pollinated. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla.

Black Sapote - Maher

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

A very large fruit, flattened at both ends and with few seeds. A small tree to only 4 meters, it is a prolific bearer of very high quality fruit. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Black Sapote - Mossman

$79.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Mossman bares the largest of the black sapote fruit making it ideal for manufacturing. The fruit has a high pulp content and a medium flavour. Each tree can produce up to 1/2 a tonne. A very large round fruit with few seeds.

Black Sapote - Ricks Late

$49.00

This Chocolate Pudding Fruit selection from northern NSW has excellent eating qualities. Crops well into late spring to extend the harvest. Heavy cropper. Also called 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Black Sapote - Superb

$49.00 ($49.00-$99.00 choose a size)

A selection originating from north Qld. As the name suggests it is a superb quality fruit. Tends to be seedless if not cross pollinated. Heavy bearing. Also called 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Extra Information

For Further Information:

Fruits of Warm Climates by Julia F. Morton
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm

Black Sapote - Colossal

$59.00

Seedling selection from Kyogle, very large fruit and self pollinating. Seedless when not pollinated. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla.

Black Sapote - Bernicker

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

This Chocolate Pudding fruit variety has proved very popular in Australia. The near spherical fruit is medium to large with only 1 or 2 seeds. Superb eating quality and prolific producer.

Black Sapote - Chocolate

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

This variety was selected by John Picone at Newrybar. He describes it as excellent quality and texture. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Black Sapote - Maher

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

A very large fruit, flattened at both ends and with few seeds. A small tree to only 4 meters, it is a prolific bearer of very high quality fruit. Closely related to the Persimmon this attractive glossy foliaged tree produces a fruit often called the 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Black Sapote - Superb

$49.00 ($49.00-$99.00 choose a size)

A selection originating from north Qld. As the name suggests it is a superb quality fruit. Tends to be seedless if not cross pollinated. Heavy bearing. Also called 'Chocolate Pudding Fruit'. Delicious when eaten as a desert with cream and a touch of Rum or vanilla

Black Sapote Reviews & Tips

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Helen
1y ago

DUFFYS FOREST/Sydney, NSW, Australia

Black Sapote

Growing well and fruiting in Sydney

Mysterious
5y ago

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Black Sapote

There is an established black sapote tree in the Marrickville community garden loaded with fruit. I held out on planting one in my Sydney garden after reading it was marginal here but am now going to give it ago after seeing this lovely specimen.

Steven Fisher
8y ago

Modbury, SA, Australia

Black Sapote

I have seedling tree in the ground for over 10 years in foothills of adelaide. I t copes well in winter gets bark burnt from direct sun in summer . bears useful small fruit consistently . quite sweet

Noma Fowler-sandlin
11y ago

Shreveport, LA US

Black Sapote

Latin Name: Diospyros digyna

David White
14y ago

Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Black Sapote

Grow as any other persimmon. Scoop out the black pulp, serve with vanilla ice cream, flavoured with a splash of rum and drizzled with honey. Fabulous!

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