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Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« on: November 11, 2018, 05:30:30 PM »
Iím looking to purchase some Sapodilla fruit. A good friend just sent me a few fruit and they were absolutely delicious and Iím craving more. If you have any fruit available for sale, please contact me.  Thanks for your time.

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2018, 01:34:47 PM »
Just a heads up for anyonin the San Diego area that Lucky Seafood supermarket has Sopidilla fruit for sale for $6.49/pound.

I bought a few pounds but donít know about the quality yet.


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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2018, 05:55:50 PM »
Whenever I buy from stores, I have hard time ripening them, so I suggest get partial ripe ones.

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2018, 12:36:24 AM »
I bought some from jf a couple of months ago. Excellent!

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2018, 04:01:12 AM »
Whenever I buy from stores, I have hard time ripening them, so I suggest get partial ripe ones.

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I was taught a great way to ripen these is to place in a brown paper bag and put in a cool oven. This works for big ol' Mamey Sapotes too! Just don't forget you have them there. I put a magnet on the stove to remind me not to turn on the oven until I remove the fruit.

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2018, 11:42:57 PM »
Thuận phŠt supermarket in san Diego sales it for $5.99/lbs

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2018, 02:32:46 PM »
I bought some from jf a couple of months ago. Excellent!

Hi Kahled

I just had my last sapodilla of the year in a super long season from June to November. Iím going to be introducing a few late season chikos from YucatŠn to cover the winter and spring months
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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2018, 09:20:59 PM »
Thuận phŠt supermarket in san Diego sales it for $5.99/lbs

Thanks Dragon, Iíll check them out if my market runs out.

I ate a couple fruit and theyíre pretty good. These fruit are more pale in color and less sweet than Alano. This unknown variety has very little grit and has a butterscotch flavor. The fruit quality would have probably been better if they left it on the tree for another day or two but itís still a good fruit. Here are some pictures





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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2018, 01:37:05 PM »
https://ericksonfarm.3dcartstores.com/Sapodilla_c_6.html
Simon, I get them from Erickson farm every year. They are very good. :)

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2018, 12:39:23 AM »
https://ericksonfarm.3dcartstores.com/Sapodilla_c_6.html
Simon, I get them from Erickson farm every year. They are very good. :)

Unfortunately most fruit sellers wont ship to CA

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2018, 09:28:38 AM »
Iím looking to purchase some Sapodilla fruit. A good friend just sent me a few fruit and they were absolutely delicious and Iím craving more. If you have any fruit available for sale, please contact me.  Thanks for your time.

Simon

Don't they grow well for you in California?  Here they're beautiful trees and set fruit like mad.  They're very sweet with a real dessert quality.  I love 'em!
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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2018, 08:08:35 AM »
Sapodilla grows well for us here but it is a slow grower. We just recently planted a tree at the orchard so it will be many years before we get a good harvest. I used to not like the taste of Sapodillas but now Iím a huge fan of them.

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2018, 11:35:14 AM »
Sapodilla grows well for us here but it is a slow grower. We just recently planted a tree at the orchard so it will be many years before we get a good harvest. I used to not like the taste of Sapodillas but now Iím a huge fan of them.

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You are going to be surprise how quick they grow after the first year. Production should start for you after the second the only problem in SoCal is to find cultivars to extend the season year round.

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2018, 06:34:32 PM »
it's grown and fruits good for me in lake forest












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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2018, 01:26:24 PM »
Frank, Iím encouraged by your statement. Iíll try to plant out a few different varieties to spread out the season.

Astronics1, thatís a beautiful potted plant you have. Itís just dripping with fruit. Aside from the tree we planted at the orchard, I would love a potted tree.

Iíve planted a few seeds to use as rootstock but Iíll keep a branch of the original seedling in case I get lucky.

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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2018, 05:01:27 PM »
Sapodilla grows well for us here but it is a slow grower. We just recently planted a tree at the orchard so it will be many years before we get a good harvest. I used to not like the taste of Sapodillas but now Iím a huge fan of them.

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You are going to be surprise how quick they grow after the first year. Production should start for you after the second the only problem in SoCal is to find cultivars to extend the season year round.
I hope that's the same for me up here in NorCal. I have 4 different varieties from seed I planted in June. I have 3-4 leaves on each but they do seem to be growing, slowly. :)
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Re: Looking for Sapodilla fruit
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2018, 11:18:46 PM »
Thank you Simon . I have 4 plants in the round and 4 in pots , like Frank said it slow grown for first two years but when it's take off will be double in one year
 

 

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