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GREEN SAPOTE

Botanical Name: Pouteria viridis
Description

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.

Ripe Green Sapote

Green Sapote

A close relative of the Mamey Sapote but more compact and cold hardier. The green fruit turns to gold when ripe and has a superior sweeter flavour to the Mamey. Seeds can be roasted and eaten. Good drainage is essential.
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$27.00 0 Seedling Large Email Me When Available In Production
Green Sapote - Schnyder

Green Sapote - Schnyder

A close relative of the Mamey Sapote this tree is more compact and cold hardier. The dark dull green fruit turns to gold when ripe and has a superior flavour to the Mamey. Grafted selection from Casper Schydners orchard in Redlands Bay Qld.
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$39.00 0 Grafted Large Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material
Green Sapote - Grey

Green Sapote - Grey

Selection of Green Sapote from North Qld
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$39.00 0 Grafted Large Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material

Plant Information or Specifications

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

+10m

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)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

November, December,

 

Customer Comments on Green Sapote

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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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