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Sapota chikoo plant Cricket Ball (Grafted) - Fruit Plants & Tree

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Original price Rs. 599.00
Current price Rs. 499.00
Common name:
Cricket Ball, Sapota Cricket Ball, Sapodilla
Regional name:
Marathi - Chickoo, Hindi - Chickoo
Fruit Plants, Trees
Sapotaceae or Chikoo family


  • Scientific name: Manilkara zapota
  • Common names: Chikoo, Sapodilla, Noseberry
  • Origin: Central America and the Caribbean
  • Type: Evergreen fruit tree
  • Grafted variety: Chikoo Cricket Ball


  1. Location: Choose a sunny spot with well-draining soil.
  2. Spacing: Plant saplings at least 25-30 feet apart.
  3. Soil: Ideal soil should be loamy and well-draining, with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0.
  4. Planting: Dig a hole twice the width and depth of the root ball, then place the sapling in the hole and backfill with soil.


  1. Watering: Keep the soil evenly moist, but not waterlogged.
  2. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer every 3-4 months during the growing season.
  3. Pruning: Prune to maintain an open canopy and remove dead or diseased branches.
  4. Pest control: Watch out for pests like mealybugs, scale insects, and fruit flies.


  1. Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch to conserve moisture and regulate soil temperature.
  2. Support: Young saplings may require staking for support.
  3. Cold protection: Protect the tree from frost and freezing temperatures using frost blankets or by moving container-grown trees indoors.


  1. Fruit: Chikoo fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
  2. Ornamental value: The tree provides an attractive, tropical appearance to landscapes.
  3. Shade: The tree offers ample shade, creating a comfortable outdoor space.
  4. Environmental benefits: It helps in improving air quality and supporting local biodiversity.