The ornamental leaves are medium green and glossy. The white flowers are inconspicuous and bell-like, with a six-lobed corolla. An unripe fruit has a firm outer skin and when picked, releases white chicle from its stem. A fully ripened fruit has saggy skin and does not release chicle when picked. Each fruit contains one to six seeds. The fruit has an exceptionally sweet, malty flavor.
|Published (Last):||7 June 2012|
|PDF File Size:||15.12 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.36 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Tree: This tree has a great popularity throughout Central America, both for its fruit, and the beauty of itself. Its growth in the early years is slow. It is evergreen and narrow light green leaves. Pyriform or round shape, depending on the variety.
The bell-shaped flowers greenish white coloured, contribute to the beauty of this tree. Its cultivation has similar requirements to other subtropical.
It tolerates very well alkaline soils, but it needs good drainage. It is sensitive to saline waters, although it is not demanding with water, it mustn't be in want. Fruits: Oval and round shape, depending on the variety. These are medium fruits from 70 to g. The flesh is white-yellowed in some varieties, and pinkish-white in other. These have sweet and pleasant taste, with seeds from 1 to 5, although some varieties have it empty. The skin is brown, somewhat rough in some varieties and thin in other.
Pruning: Cleaning of dry branches throughout the year, and pruning training at years. Al navegar o utilizar esta web aceptas el uso que hacemos de las 'cookies'. Toggle Navigation. Chicozapote Manilkara zapota. Origin: Mexico Tree: This tree has a great popularity throughout Central America, both for its fruit, and the beauty of itself. Planting layout: 5 x 5 m. Acepto cookies de este sitio.
Zapote: fruta tropical típica de México