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Black Sapote Fruit Plant (Diospyros Nigra)

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Common Name: Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black Soapapple

Botanical Name: Diospyros nigra

General Information:

Origin: Indigenous to Mexico, Central America, and Colombia. The fruit is often referred to as Black Sapota or Persimmons of the Nigeria species.

Any soft, edible fruit is popularly called a "sapote." Black sapote has a tomato-like appearance. The skin turns from olive to deep yellow-green when ripe.

The pulp is white and inedible when unripe but transforms into a flavor, color, and texture often compared to chocolate pudding when ripe. Ripe fruit is described as having "the flavor and consistency of chocolate pudding."

Nutritional Content:

A rich source of vitamin C, which supports the immune system and fights pathogenic germs and viruses.

Antioxidants protect the body from free radicals and chronic conditions like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

Vitamin A in its natural state, promoting healthy cell division and enhancing vision.

Health Benefits: Fighting off infections, Encouraging weight loss, Supporting eye health, Promoting gut health, Enhancing bone health, and Ensuring hormonal balance.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 5-6 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

Adapted to tropical and warm subtropical areas, are not cold tolerant, flood tolerant but only moderately drought tolerant.

Special Feature

Packed with a lot of health and nutritional benefits. Adequate amount of Vitamin C which helps in combating harmful bacteria and viruses in the body, thereby strengthening the immune system. Vitamin A that improves human eyesight and aids the healthy growth of new cells in the body.


Either eaten as a raw fruit or scooped out and added to desserts. It can be used in the preparation of smoothies, ice cream, liqueur, or mixed with milk and juice.