The scientific name of Sapota is Manilkara zapota. It is an evergreen fruit- bearing tree that can be grown in all types of soil .It requires temperature range of 15-35 degree Celsius. Sapota fruit is a rich source of digestible sugar, protein, fiber and minerals like phosphorus, calcium and iron. In season we get plenty of fruits which can be had as it is.
The promising varieties available are Cricket ball, Oval, Co-1, Co-2, Badami, Baramasi, Calcutta round etc.
|A bearing Sapota plant|
No irrigation is required except during early stage and dry summer.
|A Sapota tree starts bearing|