Harvesting & Tasting Our First Black Sapote | Lynette Zang’s Urban Farm


My chocolate pudding fruit, Black Sapote, has finally matured. Now I’ve never had a Black Sapote before, they say that it tastes like chocolate pudding. We do have a few more that aren’t ripe yet. So we’re gonna go in the house now and open this up and see what it really taste like, chocolate pudding here I come!


Black Sapote has numerous health benefits, because of its nutrient content.  It helps with weight loss, low in fat, high in Vitamin C and has a positive influence on the immune system. Here you can go through the list of nutrients Black Sapote renders you with (Nutritional value of 1 pc 150gr).

Calories 111Cal
Total Fat 0.15gr
Cholesterol 0mg
Carbohydrates 28.35gr
Dietary Fibers 4.65gr
Protein 2.25gr


Calcium 19.5mg
Iron 0.3mg
Magnesium 25.5mg
Phosphorus 42mg
Potassium 330mg
Zinc 0.3mg


Vitamin A 1.5mg
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 0.08mg
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 0.09mg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 27mg

How to Germinate Black Sapote Seeds:

Step One:

The first step is going to be to wash them. Make sure to get all of the fruit that was on the moth.

Step Two:

Step two is to place them on a moist paper towel. The most important part about germinating seeds is that you don’t want them to dry out.

Step Three:

Third step is to place them in a ziplock bag and this will help with moisture retention and also humidity and heat, which is vital for seed germination.



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