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Giant Olosapo Fruit Plants (Couepia Polyandra)

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Plant Type

Common Names: This fruit is known by several common names, including Zapote Amarillo, Baboon Cap, and Monkey Cap.

Botanical Name: Couepia Polyandry.

Origin: This fruit is native to Mexico and Central America.

Fruit Characteristics: The Giant Olosapo fruit is larger than the typical Olosapo and is yellow to yellow-orange when mature. The flesh of this fruit is fibrous, semi-dry, and egg yolk-shaped.

The fruit has a unique and gentle flavor, reminiscent of a mixture of sweet potato, custard, eggnog, and burnt sugar. It is aromatic and sweet once ripe.

Nutritional Benefits: Olosapo is an excellent source of fiber, which is beneficial for promoting a healthy digestive tract and detoxifying the body. The fruit also contains antioxidants that can help boost the immune system, enhance collagen production for healthy skin, and reduce inflammation.

Varieties: There are two varieties of Olosapo, including Giant Olosapo and the normal variety.

Bloom Time/Fruiting: The time it takes for the tree to start fruiting can vary. For seedlings, it usually takes about 4-5 years, while layers may start fruiting in 2-3 years.

Maintenance Required: The maintenance level for cultivating Olosapo is considered moderate


    Planting and Care

    Fairly drought resistant, grown in full sun.

    Special Feature

    Olosapo is an excellent source of fibre, which can help stimulate the digestive tract and cleanse the body. The fruits also contain an antioxidant that can help strengthen the immune system, boost collagen production within the skin, and reduce inflammation.


    The flesh can be sliced and tossed into green salads, mixed into fruit bowls, or used as a topping over baked goods. Olosapo can also be pureed into sauces, cooked into jams and jellies, blended into smoothies, or mixed into shakes, pudding, and ice cream. Whole Olosapo fruits should be consumed immediately when ripe for the best quality and flavor.