Growing Guide: Black Sapote

Plant Type:
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Summer, Fall, Winter

Mature Size:
25-30 ft on average but can grow up to 80 ft in their native region

Soil & Moisture:
Adaptable; prefers well-drained soil that can hold moisture.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+. 

Propagation:
Large Pot Size: Grafted and to produce within 2-4 years.
X-Large Pot Size: Grafted and ready to produce within 1-3 years.

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