Manilkara zapota

COMMON NAME

Sapodilla

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Sapotaceae

NOTES

Sapodilla is an ornamental evergreen tree with a dense, widely spreading crown that can grow 30 to ft tall in cultivation.  tree with a wide range of local uses as a food and medicine, it is also very important commercially as the source of an edible fruit, a latex and a timber.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

NATIVE HABITAT

A lowland and coastal forests

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Manilkara zapota