A close relative of the Mamey Sapote is a native to the highlands of Ecuador. The tree has smaller, darker green leaves than the mamey and has a superior flavour and finer texture. The dark dull green fruit turns to gold when ripe and the thick orange flesh has a 'melting in your mouth' effect. The seeds are edible when roasted and have been used as an adulterant to Chocolate.
Green Sapote - Grey
Green Sapote - Schnyder
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Plant Information or Specifications
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
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)
Customer Comments on Green Sapote
Mamey enjoys more heat than the Green Sapote, I have 2 among the Mamey and both of them looks sad while the Mameys took off like weeds | Kl - Cairns , QLD 10-Mar-2017
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