Mamey sapote grow and care – tree of the genus Pouteria and also known as Pouteria sapota, Mamey sapote perennial evergreen to semi-deciduous plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in tropic mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves obovate green shiny, small white flowers growing next to the branches.
Mamey sapote fruits
Fruit shape elliptic the peel is brown and hairy, the color of the fruit is red-pink.
Mamey sapote for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Mamey sapote growing and care:
Frost free, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, vegetative or graft shorten the period of waiting years for bearing fruits (very hard to graft)
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Slow growing tree
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Cuban May beetle
When there is not flower or fruit on the branches
How to prune:
More for design
Size of the plant?
10-40m, 30-120 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year
General information about the flower
White small flowers
Thinning the bloom:
Can be cause by the wind
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Most of the year
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Mamey sapote fruits?
Eaten raw, cakes, ice-cream, baking
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit
Two years from flower to fruits
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants
Plant life-form: Evergreen, Perennial plant, Tree
Plant Uses: Bonsai, Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental parts: Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers, Winter flowers
Flower colors: White flower
Harvest Season: Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible Parts: Edible Fruit
Culinary uses: Dried fruit, Eaten raw, Fruit, Ice pop & Ice cream plants