Description: Sapota (Achras zapota) commonly known as chiku is mainly cultivated in India for its fruit value, while in South-East Mexico, Guatemala and other countries
Chikoo/Sapotoa is a long-lived, evergreen tropical tree. This plant is also grown for its Latex and cultivated for fruits .The fruit is a fleshy berry. The fruit has an exceptionally sweet, malty flavor.
Grown: Sapota, being a tropical crop can be grown from sea level upto 1200 m. above m.s.l. It needs warm (10-380 C) and humid climate (70% relative humidity) for growth and can be cultivated throughout the year. These trees are suitable to grown in warmer climate,
Scientific name: Manilkara zapota
- Promotes Gut Health. The natural plant compound tannins in sapota contain polyphenol which neutralizes acid secretion in the gut.
- Stronger Bones.
- Bolsters Immunity.
- Boost Energy.
- Healthy Skin.
- Prevents Cancer.
- Controls Blood Pressure.