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Maco Sapote Fruit Plant ( Pouteria sp. Maco )

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Plant Type

Maco Sapote (Pouteria sp.) -

Botanical Name: Pouteria sp. Maco

General Information:

Origin: Peru

Family: Sapotaceae

Type: Evergreen tree

Height: Can grow 25 meters or more tall

Fruit: Brown skin fruit with abundant pulp that is a bit dry, sweet, and highly aromatic; contains few large seeds. Fruit can be eaten raw; dried and made into a meal for various culinary applications

Nutritional Benefits:

Contributes to colon health by providing about 9 grams of fiber per one-cup serving.

Supports soft, bulky, and easy-to-pass stool, reducing the risk of hemorrhoids, diverticulitis, and colorectal cancer.

Rich in carotenoids such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Antioxidant properties that preserve eye health.

A valuable source of dietary iron, beneficial for preventing iron deficiency anemia.

Contains vitamin C, enhancing the absorption of non-heme iron.

Health Benefits:

Dietary fiber contributes to colon health, preventing issues like hemorrhoids and colorectal cancer.

Carotenoids act as antioxidants, preserving eye health and preventing tissue damage.

Rich in iron, helpful for preventing iron deficiency anemia.

 Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate