Sapodilla tree grow and care tree of the genus Manilkara also known as Manilkara zapota or Nispero, Sapodilla tree perennial evergreen to cold weather become deciduous plant, grown for the edible fruits and can also use as ornamental plant, grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+ and with the right overwinter care especially when the plant young in hardiness growing zone 10a.

Leaves color green can be light to dark green and the leaves can be glossy but not all the year.

Flowers color yellow-brown hairy in small bell-shaped, flowers, three sepals and six stamens.

Sapodilla tree edible fruits

Fruit elliptic, size 5-10 cm, the peel is brown and hairy, the peel can be edible after cleaning, fruits inner side yellow to brown, taste is sweet and remind with imagination mix taste of date palm and pear

Sapodilla tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Dried fruit
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Juice
Flower colors
  • Brown flowers
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Leaf color
  • Red leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13