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Sapota , Chikoo
General Information :
The sapodilla is a large, evergreen tree with dense crown.
Bark dark brown in color.
Leaves spirally arranged, clustered and glossy
Flowers greenish in color
Fruit an ovoid to globular berry with a rough brown skin
Native to Mexico and widely cultivated in India
Tropical and Sub-tropical areas.
Soils can be well-drained, slightly alkaline, medium-textured loams.
Soil pH :
Up to 2000 m.
Tree Characteristics :
Frost tender and moderately drought resistant
Natural Regeneration :
Naturally propagated by seeds under favorable conditions.
Artificial Regeneration :
It is propagated by air layering or goote layering, grafting and budding.
Seed collection and Storage :
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