Banana Chikoo ‘Manilkara zapota’ Plant


  • Live plant along with plastic pot.
  • The plant height in 6-inch pot is 12-16 inches.
  • The plant height in 8-inch pot is 18-24 inches.
  • Prefers well-draining, sandy soil.
  • keep the plant in full sun and water daily.
  • The plant will arrive in a stable potted state.
  • Assured safe delivery with easy replacement.


Banana Chikoo ‘Manilkara zapota’ Plant

Banana Chikoo, also known scientifically as Manilkara zapota, is a versatile and exotic fruit tree that can grow in a variety of conditions. The Banana Chikoo plant has acquired popularity among gardening enthusiasts due to its sweet and tasty fruit.

Characteristics of Manilkara Zapota:-

  • Tropical Delight: Thrives in tropical climates, offering gardeners a taste of the tropics in their own space.
  • Delicious Fruit: Produces delectable, sweet, custard-like fruit that’s highly sought after for its taste.
  • Versatile Cultivation: Adaptable to various soil types and can flourish in both gardens and orchards.
  • Attractive Foliage: Features lush, glossy foliage that enhances the visual appeal of any landscape.
  • Strong Structure: Pruning supports the development of a robust and open branch structure.
  • Drought Tolerance: Becomes more drought-resistant as it matures, requiring less water over time.
  • Low-Maintenance: With proper care, it requires minimal maintenance while delivering exceptional rewards.
  • Pest Resistance: Exhibits some natural resistance to pests, reducing the need for extensive pest control.
  • Natural Beauty: Apart from its fruit, the plant itself adds an exotic touch and natural beauty to outdoor spaces.
  • Harvest Rewards: Ripe fruits are easy to harvest and offer a delectable taste experience.
  • Garden Variety: Suitable for both home gardens and larger orchard settings, making it versatile for different spaces.
  • Health Benefits: The fruit offers nutritional benefits, rich in vitamins and minerals, adding to its appeal.
  • Cultural Significance: Holds cultural significance in various regions due to its history and culinary use.
  • Longevity: With proper care, the Manilkara zapota plant can provide fruits and visual charm for years to come.

Cares of Banana Chikoo (Manilkara Zapota):-

  • Sunlight: Requires full sun exposure.
  • Soil: Prefers well-draining, sandy soil.
  • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist, especially when young.
  • Fertilization: Feed with balanced fertilizer during growing season.
  • Pruning: Prune for shape and to remove dead/diseased branches.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 11 × 11 × 37 cm

Medium, Large

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