Alano Sapodilla

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Alano Sapodilla a tropical evergreen known for its delicious and sweet fruit. 'Alano' is recognized for its specific characteristics and is cultivated in various tropical regions. The tree typically grows to a moderate height and features glossy, elliptical leaves. The fruit of the 'Alano' cultivar is similar to the standard Sapodilla, with a rough brown exterior and sweet, grainy-textured pulp inside. The flavor is often described as a delightful blend of pear, brown sugar, and malty notes. 'Alano' Sapodilla trees are cultivated for their fruit production and thrive in warm, tropical climates with well-drained soil. As with other Sapodilla varieties, it's essential to ensure proper care and attention to facilitate optimal growth and fruit development.

Botanical Name  

Manilkara zapota 'Alano'

Also Known As  

Thailand Sapodilla | Chikoo | Chico | Chiku | Naseberry | Sapote | Nispero | Heart Fruit | 人心果 | 吴凤柿 | 赤铁果 | 奇果 | lồng mứt | xa pô chê


USDA Zone  
Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
Life Cycle  
Avg. Mature Size  
Growth Rate  
Bloom Time  
Flower Color  
Harvest Season  
Years to Bear  

9 - 12
Partial - Full Sun
12' Tall and 8' Wide
Nov to June
2- 3 Years


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