Diospyros digyna (Black Sapote) Plant
[50mm pot]

Price: AU$9.90 In Stock: 3 Available

The black sapote, is a tropical fruit tree native to Mexico, Central America, and Colombia. These evergreen trees can grow to over 25m in height with an attractive glossy green foliage. It is frost sensitive but can tolerate light frosts.

The common name sapote refers to any soft, edible fruit. Black sapote is not related to white sapote nor mamey sapote. The fruit are tomato-like and measure 5–10 cm in diameter, with an inedible skin that turns from olive to a deep yellow-green when ripe. The pulp when is white and unripe is inedible, however when ripe the pulp takes on a flavour, colour and texture often likened to chocolate pudding.

A seed grown plant.

Common name.
Chocolate Pudding Fruit; Black Soapapple; Zapote Prieto.

Diospyros nigra (accepted name)

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Diospyros digyna (Black Sapote) Plant
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