Sapodilla - Manilkara zapota sapota, chikoo, naseberry, nispero

Tradewinds Plants

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Plant Habit: Tree

Life cycle: Perennial

Sun Requirements: Full Sun – partial shade when young

Water Preferences: Keep well watered

Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5) Neutral (6.6 – 7.3) Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)

Minimum cold hardiness: Can survive at 0 degrees but best above 5 degrees

Plant Height: 6m

Plant Spread: 6m

Leaves: Evergreen Broadleaf - Alternate, elliptic to oblong, 4 to 8 inches in length.

Fruit: Showy – 10cm

Fruiting Time: Spring - Late spring or early summer

Flowers: Brown Brownish, hairy outer sepals, cream to white petals, pale green corolla

Flower Time: Year Round

Underground structures: Taproot

Suitable Locations: Street Tree or Shade Tree

Edible Parts: Fruit

Resistances: Humidity tolerant - Drought tolerant - Salt tolerant

Tolerates poor soil

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