Mamey fruit contains at almost 40% of your daily value of Vitamin E and is rich in Vitamins B, C, and E, as well as potassium, manganese and dietary fiber, among other antioxidants and trace minerals that serve our bodies in many ways.
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The Mamey Sapote is a large evergreen tropical tree that produces a fruit that is both sweet and almond-like in flavor and beloved in the Caribbean.
The Mamey tree has a thick central trunk and a full open canopy lush with long dark green leaves. Small white flowers form abundantly in clusters towards the end of the stems. Sapote fruit is slightly avocado shaped and vary in size from 3 to 8 inches long and 1 to 6 pounds. Mamey sapote trees will fruit prolifically when mature, producing 200 to 500 fruits in a season!