Sapodilla's don't like wet feet! IN ADDITION TO THE FRUIT'S SUPERIOR QUALITY, THE TREE TENDS TO BE LESS BRITTLE AND HAVE A MUCH SMALLER HABIT THAN OTHER CULTIVARS. Office Hours We're Hiring a Nursery Assistant ‍ Apply Now! Order processing time before shipment averages from 1-14 days. Flowers are small and bell-like, borne on slender stalks at the leaf bases. Recent selections of improved varieties have a very fine texture and incredibly large fruit size. When your order ships, we'll send you a shipping confirmation and tracking info to let you know it's on it's way! Now we have incredible cultivars that are oval- or football-shaped, that have the texture of a fine pear, and the tree size can be tailored to an individual’s particular needs. Sapodilla also called chiku or Naseberry, Nispero, Sapote have an exquisite flavor that tastes like a pear that has been soaked in brown sugar. I don't like the taste of sapodilla myself, but my mom and in-laws love them. Sapodilla's don't like wet feet! Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, Passion Fruit. Sapodilla's prefer warm locales but are also slightly frost tolerant, highly wind tolerant and can take salt spray. THE TREES ARE REGULAR HEAVY PRODUCERS OF MEDIUM SIZED FRUIT TYPICALLY WEIGHING ABOUT NINE OUNCES. You can view and track your orders progress online any time via your Order Status Page! Due to USDA restrictions, here's the list of a plants that we don't ship. We ship to Puerto Rico! Sapodilla ‘Alano’ (Manilkara zapota hybrid) Considered by many to be the finest Sapodilla in the world, ‘Alano’ has medium-sized, oval fruits that are sweet and delicious with the texture of a fine pear. Sow Exotic ships nationwide year-round to the United States. alano sapodilla 'alano' is an oval-shaped fruit native to thailand, and it is arguably the finest sapodilla in the world. The sapodilla fruit of the not so distant past were typically round, gritty, and born on very large trees. The fruit holds onto the tree for several months and typically ripens from November to June. I've brought them dozens of fruit of all the different varieties readily available in S Fl including: alano, ox, hasya, morena, silas wood, tikal, molix, and excalibur, and the two they liked the best were the hasya and the alano. Almost all of our plants ship (bare root, of course) to Hawaii & Puerto Rico. See the size guide on each plant page to learn more about what to expect upon arrival. The trees are regular heavy producers of medium-sized fruit typically weighing about nine ounces. All I can say was "oh my God". If it's under 32 degrees in your area, we definitely recommend ordering a Heat Pack! You can order now and request a custom weather hold until your preferred arrival date. Silas Woods is a dwarf variety that can be maintained to 4-5 feet in height. Our rare plants tend to sell out fast. Visit our Heat Packs page to learn more and purchase your heat pack. Sapodilla fruit trees are really adaptable in terms of soil conditions and will thrive in  many types of soil, from poor loose sandy soil to deep, rich organic soil, as well as light clay, or gravel. Heat PacksShipping tropical plants to a cold climate in the middle of winter? Call Us Visit our Heat Packs page to learn more and purchase your heat pack. Order processing time before shipment averages from 1-14 days. translation missing: en.cart.general.close. Please email care@sowexotic.com to request a custom hold. I'm hooked now. Sat. Plants that DO NOT ship to Puerto Rico: Coffee, Palm, Banana, Plants that DO NOT ship to Hawaii: Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, Passion Fruit. Alano is another good option for containers. Phone (305) 233-5501 Sapodilla's prefer warm locales but are also slightly frost tolerant. The fruits from this tree are 2-3 inches in diameter and have a fine texture and sweet taste. Live plant orders are processed at the beginning of each week and ship on Monday-Thursday via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail. We'll also send you delivery confirmation as soon as your order has been dropped off! Commitment to Packaging and Shipping Sustainability. the fruit is super sweet and the texture is that of an ultra fine pear. Sapodilla's prefer warm locales but are also slightly frost tolerant, highly wind tolerant and can take salt spray. Order Processing & Shipping ScheduleLive plant orders are processed at the beginning of each week and ship on Monday-Thursday via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail. Regardless of soil type, fostering good drainage is for your Sapodilla tree is essential. Join our weekly newsletters for first dibs on new plants and products, restock updates, plant sales, growing tips and more. It is cold-resistant and ideal for containers. Please email care@sowexotic.com to request a custom hold. It is nearly round, up to 4 in (10 cm) in diameter and length, brown-scurfy with gray patches, and luscious, reddish flesh. Weather HoldsWaiting for the perfect time to plant? Sapodilla fruit trees are really adaptable in terms of soil conditions and will thrive in  many types of soil, from poor loose sandy soil to deep, rich organic soil, as well as light clay, or gravel.