Black sapote for sale – Easy plant to grow, with edible fruits, also grown for the ornamental leaves and tree structure, planting in spring to summer, better to buy grafted tree, also possible to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Black sapote – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 10-11, water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – full sun to partial shade, height: 10-25m, 33-82 feet.
Blooming in the spring, (can be also in other periods) in urceolate shaped flowers that appear in green color.
Fruit harvesting in the spring to autumn in round shaped that appear in green to black color, fruit can be used after fully ripen as eaten raw or ice-cream.
Alternative names: Diospyros nigra, Chocolate pudding fruit, Chocolate persimmon