Sapodilla is a fairly slow-growing, long-lived medium-size tree, upright and elegant, dense and distinctly pyramidal, with thick glossy green leaves. Q: What is an air-layered plant?Air-layering is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation woody ornamentals and fruit trees, when branches, while still attached to the parent plant, start producing roots where they come in contact with a rooting medium. However, in doing this you must realize that if you have ordered an item that is in short supply or high demand, we can not guarantee a replacement. For more information, click the “best packaging” link at the bottom of this page. Sapodilla Tree Grafted in a 3 Gallon Container. The fruit is spheroid to ovoid in shape, rusty brown on the surface, and roughly 5–10 cm (2–4 inches) in diameter. You may want to order your Sapodilla Fruit Tree (manilkara zapota) online now while they are in stock, supplies are limited. We're sorry. Molix is a football shaped fruit native to Mexico. Please read our Terms of Service and Return Policies prior to purchasing. Sapodilla, also known as chico, is a small egg-shaped fruit that has brown, rough skin when ripe, and granular, sweet flesh that ranges in colour from yellow to brown. With our state of the art packaging we can ensure that your new plant arrives in style. Minimized water stress and stable nutrient levels make this method successful. During the winter months when we are no longer shipping plants, our growers spend their time researching new species and new growing techniques to provide you with the most unique and superior species of plants available anywhere. Sapodilla Prolific, heavy producer. The Prolific has smooth pinkish-tan flesh when ripe. Fruiting occurs 4-6 months after flowering, with fruit sometimes ripening in bunches multiple times of the year. Please check the pot size located in the plant description and refer to the (best packaging) link at the bottom of the page to get a better idea of what you will receive or contact us prior to purchase. //--> The sapodilla tree is also the source of chicle, a chewing gum component. Moving the trees in a greenhouse in winter would be ideal for frost protection and consistent fruit production. Find an area with well-drained soil or select a container large enough to accommodate the tree’s root ball, place your tree and backfill soil. Orders shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and internationally will not be accepted. Sapodilla is the common name for the fruit of the tree and is typically in season between May and September. For your pets you may want to visit the ASPCA. Western shipments are not guaranteed in the months of July-August. (Note: The item sku number can be found just below the buy button.) click here. 4401 Achras (manilkara) zapota - Sapodilla Alano, Grafted ? Search our fruit tree database by pollination group, picking season, usage, disease resistance, origins, and many more attributes. It varies. Air-layering is used when grafting is not possible for a number of reasons. (Note: The item sku number can be found just below the buy button.) is automatically emailed as soon as it becomes available you must trace the shipment to your door, we simply ship the product to the address supplied to us on your invoice, we ARE NOT responsible for lost, stolen or damaged packages once delivered, this includes heat or cold damage when delivered outside. Often grown like a Bonsai tree in the tropics in pots. Minimized water stress and stable nutrient levels make this method successful. The Silas Woods is an outstanding variety of Sapodilla. All Sapodilla Fruit Trees for sale will vary in size. After the peel is removed, the fruit is sliced into pieces which are often carved into decorative shapes. Sapodilla Tikal was selected in the United States. Manilkara is a fairly fast-growing, long-lived tree, upright and elegant, distinctly pyramidal when young and capable of reaching 40 feet when full grown.