Attractive tree with green fruits about the size of an apple. Fruit is picked unripe and allowed to ripen. Also known as Chocolate Pudding Fruit because of it’s dense pudding like fruit. It makes a delicious ice cream and is also great in mousses, cakes, cheesecakes, muffins, breads and preserves. It is proving popular as an ingredient in tropical fruit wines.
|Growing Conditions||Black Sapote trees can grow on a range of soil types but thrives on moist sandy loam, and can tolerate short periods of flooding.
Prefers warmer climate but can handle near frost although growth will slow down.
|Max Size||10 m|
|Temperature||Tropical to cool subtropical|