Black Sapote *PreorderRegular price $63.00
Alert *** Black Sapote season is nearly over.
Black Sapote is in the persimmon family which grows on a large tree. It is also known as the chocolate pudding fruit as its pulp resembles a dense chocolate dessert. The skin is green in color when not ripe, as it ripens it will slightly darken, the whole fruit will become very soft to the touch and will indent under slight pressure. There are approximately six hard, brown seeds within the center of the fruit which are not edible. Black Sapote is rich and creamy with a mild sweet taste. .
*Large Box contains approximately 14-16 pounds*
*Medium Box contains approximately 8-10 pounds*
*Small Box Contains approximately 5-7 pounds*
**Being that fruit comes in all different sizes and weight, we aim to pack our boxes to maximum capacity**
***When you place an order please be aware of delivery times to receive your box, as fruit will ripen quickly in the outdoor heat. ***
********* WE SHIP OUT ORDERS ON MONDAY - WEDNESDAY FOR ORDERS PLACED THE WEEK BEFORE *********
Pre order means the fruit is out of season but once back in season your orders will be shipped out immediately **The wait time can be from a few weeks to a few months**
It arrives unripe. The black sapote is at optimal ripeness when very soft to the touch and the green skin turns a bit dark brown. When cut open, there will be a rich dark chocolate pudding like color . The skin can be eaten if chosen to, you can use a spoon and scoop out the fruit.