(1952) commented that, while the delicious mamey “has formed part of the diet of the inhabitants of the Caribbean Islands for many generations, it is well known that this fruit produces discomfort, especially in the digestive system, in some persons.” They reported also that “a concentrated extract of the fresh fruit”
Propagate by seeds which will take two months to germinate, in almost any type of soil; the mamey is not too particular. Cuttings or grafting can be performed as well. Water the seedling regularly and place in a full sun exposure.
Planting and Care of Mammee Apples If you are interested in planting your own mamey tree, be advised that the plant requires a tropical to near tropical climate.
The mamey apple tree has opposite, leathery, gland-dotted leaves and white, sweet-scented, solitary or clustered axillary flowers. Its fruit is yellow or russet in colour and grows 7–15 cm (3–6 inches) in diameter. The bitter rind encloses a sweet aromatic flesh with one to four Read more
Planting and Care of Mammee Apples Propagate by seeds which will take two months to germinate, in almost any type of soil; the mamey is not too particular. Cuttings or grafting can be performed as well. Water the seedling regularly and place in a full Read more
Here are a few indications that an apple has begun to go bad: soft spots or bruising. wrinkled skin. holes and brown blemishes.
Compared to most other plants, mamey fruit is a rich source of dietary iron. It also contains vitamin C, which can aid in the absorption of non-heme iron. The iron in mamey fruit can also be valuable for non-vegetarians who are trying to reduce their Read more
In general, mamey sapote trees should be planted in full sun for best growth and fruit production.
Mammee apple is limited to tropical or near tropical moist to wet climates[303 ]. It grows best in the lowlands, but can succeed at elevations up to 1,000 metres[303 ]. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 24 - Read more