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Veliyath Gardens

Olosappo Fruit Plant (Couepia Polyandryis)

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Plant Type

Common Name: Zapote Amarillo, Baboon Cap, Monkey Cap
Botanical Name: Couepia Polyandry

General Information: Native to southern Mexico, the olosapo (Couepia Polyandry) is a rare and edible fruit. The ripe fruit is yellow to orange-yellow in color, featuring fibrous, semi-dry flesh with an egg-yolk-like consistency. The flavor is mild and sweet, reminiscent of canistel when fully ripe. Olosapo has a distinctive and aromatic taste, often described as a blend of sweet potato, custard, egg nog, and burnt sugar.

Color When Ripe: Yellow to orange-yellow

Texture: Fibrous, semi-dry, egg yolk-like consistency

Flavor: Mild and sweet, resembling canistel

Aroma: Distinctive and aromatic, with a unique blend of flavors

Culinary Uses: Olosapo is versatile in culinary applications. The flesh can be sliced for salads, mixed into fruit bowls, or used as a topping for baked goods. It is also suitable for pureeing into sauces, cooking into jams and jellies, blending into smoothies, or incorporating into shakes, puddings, and ice cream.

Nutritional Benefits:

Fiber: An excellent source of fiber, beneficial for stimulating the digestive tract and cleansing the body.

Antioxidants: Contains antioxidants that contribute to strengthening the immune system, boosting collagen production in the skin, and reducing inflammation.

Maintenance Tips:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4-5 Years
Maintenance Required: Moderate