Fresh Sapodilla Leaves
Fresh Sapodilla Leaves will be picked, pack, vacuum seal and ship out a delivery within 24 hours of the order being placed. Manilkara zapota, commonly known as sapodilla, sapota, chikoo, naseberry, or nispero is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. An example natural occurrence is in coastal Yucatán in the Petenes mangroves ecoregion, where it is a subdominant plant species.
The Sapodilla leaves are oblong-lanceolate to ovate-elliptic, medium green, glossy, 3 to 4-1/2 inches in length and 1 to 1-1/2 inches in width. The flowers are small, white and bell-shaped with the diameter 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). The tree yields the flowers throughout the year. Each branchlet is arranged horizontally or drooping. The rough dark brown bark possesses a white and gummy sap. Sapodilla grows on subtropical and tropical climates. It prefers well-drained and light soils.