BLACK SAPOTE

VARIETIES

DIOSPYROS DIGYNA
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Pre-order: 3 Gal - $90 || 3 Gal - $90 || 3 Gal - $95 || 3 Gal - $95
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 7m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Greenish-BrownHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Needs second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: The Black Sapote is an evergreen, handsome tree with glossy, dark green leaves. Fruit are greenish-brown when ripe, thin skinned and a chocolate-coloured pulp. A spoonful of honey mixed into the pulp makes it glossy, shiny and tasty, living up to its popular name of Chocolate Pudding Fruit.
DIOSPYROS DIGYNA: BERNICKER
BERNICKER
Pre-order: 3 Gal - $95
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 5m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Greenish-BrownHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: This Chocolate Pudding fruit variety has proved very popular in Australia. The near spherical fruit is medium to large with only 1 or 2 seeds. Superb eating quality and prolific producer.
DIOSPYROS DIGYNA: EXCALIBER
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Pre-order: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: CompactDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Greenish-BrownHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Excalibur is a compact grower, excellent choice for container culture and small yards. The fruit is large and round.
DIOSPYROS DIGYNA: MATT SNOW
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Pre-order: 3 Gal - $95
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: GreenHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: A new variety curated by Matthew E. Snow, MD. He is a cardiologist, president of the Rare Fruit Council International, and runs his own fruit farm called Sunshine Organics. The only information we could gather about the cultivar is that it has similar characteristics, as the Bernicker, but the fruit is much larger.
DIOSPYROS DIGYNA: REINEKE (MERIDA)
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Pre-order: 3 Gal - $90
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 5m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Greenish-BrownHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: The delicious 'Reineke', also known as 'Merida', Black Sapote is a highly sought after rare tropical fruit tree. The inner flesh of the fruit will amaze you with its thick and custardy texture and warm and fruity cacao-like flavour.
DIOSPYROS DIGYNA: WILSON
WILSON
Pre-order: 3 Gal - $90
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 5m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Greenish-BrownHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: The fruit resembles a good-sized green apple, slightly flattened with flavour similar to peach. The tree does well in open areas where it develops a spreading habit. Flesh is of high quality and excellent flavour. Eat when ripe, does not store. The tree bears heavily.

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