Rad sapote or Mamey, is a species of tree native. Red sapote is a large and highly ornamental evergreen tree that can reach a height of 15 to 45 meters (49 to 148 ft) at maturity. reddish colour of its flesh in fruit. The fruit's texture is creamy and soft, the flavor is a mix of sweet potato, pumpkin, honey, prune etc..
Some of its names in Latin American countries, such as mamey colorado (Cuba), zapote colorado (Costa Rica) and zapote rojo (South America), refer to the reddish colour of its flesh in order to distinguish it from the unrelated but similar looking Mammea americana, whose fruit is usually called "yellow mamey" (Spanish: Mamey amarillo) Cherry fruit plants in Kerala is rare see.
Mamey sapote is a large and highly ornamental evergreen tree that can reach a height of 15 to 45 meters (49 to 148 ft) at maturity. It is mainly propagated by grafting, which ensures the new plant has the same characteristics as the parent, especially its fruit, as it doesn't grow true to seed. It is also considerably faster than growing trees by seed,Red Sapota fruit plants in Keralais now available in our farms.
Mature Height: 15 to 45
Mature Width: 15-25 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Fruit Color: Red
Year to Bear: 6 month
Botanical Name: Sapotaceae)