Sapota Fruit Plant
Minimum Order Quantity: 1000 Plant
|Variety||Kalipatti, Dhola Diwani, Cricket ball And Murabba|
|Weight||75 gm to 150 gm|
|Scientific Name||Achras zapota|
|Season of planting||Before and after rainy Season should not plant during rainy season|
|Plant Age Limit||13- 15 years.|
Our firm is providing Sapota Plant for our valued patrons. Sapota, popularly known in India as Chiku, is native to tropical America Most probably to southern Mexico or Central America. This plant is also grown for its Latex. Chicle and gutta part is extracted from its latex. These are used as a base material in chewing gum and in some other industrial products. In India, it is cultivated for fruits which are liked all over the country. The fruit is a fleshy berry, variable in shape, size, and weight (75-150g). The skin is thin, rusty brown somewhat scurfy looking like Irish potato, and the pulp soft, melting, crumbling with a sandy or granular texture with 1-5 hard, black seeds. The fruit is a good source of digestible sugar (12-18%) and an appreciable source of protein, fat fiber and minerals, Calcium, and Iron. It has become a very popular fruit crop in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Kerala.
- It needs warm (10-380 C) and humid climate (70% relative humidity) for growth and can be cultivated throughout the year.
- Sapota starts bearing from the third year of planting but economic yields can be obtained from 5th year onwards.
- Alluvial, sandy loam, red laterite and medium black soils with good drainage are ideal for cultivation of sapota.