Green Sapote - Pouteria viridis - 7 Gal - 3 Feet Tall
The green sapote is very closely related to the mamey. The fruit have a smooth, leathery, green skin that has a slightly reddish hue when ripe. The pulp is creamy and moist, and they are typically single-seeded. The flavor can be compared to a creamy pumpkin pie, and they are most often eaten fresh or in a milkshake.
Common Name: Green Sapote
Botanical Name: Pouteria viridis
Origin: Guatemala, Central America
Avg. Height x Width: 20' x 20'
Varieties: Fairchild and IFAS
Season: Spring and summer
Damage Temp: 25 - 27 F