Black sapote growing tree of the genus Diospyros also known as Chocolate Pudding Fruit or Black persimmon, Black sapote perennial evergreen plant and also also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves dark glossy green, flowers small green its petals green and the structure resembles to the fruit,
Black sapote fruits
Fruit is round, the peel is green-black, the inner fruit is black from the inside the taste remind Chocolate Pudding
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Requirements for Black sapote growing and care:
Sometimes need more than one tree from different cultivar to bear fruit
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Fruits are poisonous when it not full ripen
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Sometimes the tree grow up fast but not stabilized recommend to cut the height
Size of the plant?
10-25 m, 30-75 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower
Small green flower its petals green the structure resembles to the fruit
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer / Winter
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Black sapote fruits?
Eat after frozen, ice cream
Work requirements on the fruit:
ripening the fruits
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit
the fruit when it not fully ripen is toxic, can be ripen by waiting until fully ready or to put it in the freezer