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Wild Black Sapote (Diospyros californica)

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Common Name: Wild Black Sapote

Botanical Name: Diospyros californica


General Information:

Well-branched shrubby tree, reaching up to 25 ft / 7 m tall. Exciting, wild black sapote species native to Baja California.

Naturally grows along hillsides and may be both frost (to a few degrees below freezing) and drought-tolerant.

Produces dark chocolate brown fruits with mushy, brown-black pulp. Fruits are said to be edible, with a mild to sweet, pudding flavor.

Nutritional Content:

One black sapote fruit provides around 10% of the daily value for iron.

Good source of vitamin C, calcium, and vitamin A.

Contains a moderate amount of potassium.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4 to 5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate