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Chiku, Chikku, Chikoo (Grafted) - Plant

Chiku, Chikku, Chikoo (Grafted) - Plant
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Manilkara zapota, commonly known as the sapodilla, is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
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Chiku, Chikku, Chikoo (Grafted) Plant

Description for Chiku, Chikku, Chikoo (Grafted)

Plant height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches

The Sapota when fully ripe is delicious and is eaten as dessert fruit. The pulp is sweet and melting. Besides food values the Sapota fruits are also used in some auverda preparations.

Common name(s): Sapodilla
Flower colours: Rarely flowers
Bloom time: Non-flowering
Max reacahble height: upto 1200 m.
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and don’t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.

Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 12 to 36 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Chiku

    Plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.

Typical uses of Chiku

Special features: Excellent ground cover for areas where invasive spread is either desirable or acceptable or where appropriate barriers have been installed. A good plant for erosion control on slopes and banks. Leave undisturbed to roam in woodland gardens.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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5 / 5 Tanima Kishore 01 July 2018
Is this plant low maintenance.
4 / 5 Pratibha Sharma 01 July 2018
Thank you for nice plants deleviry ... now i can trust online shopping of plants?
4 / 5 Gaurav Kumar 01 July 2018
Couldn t find it anywhere else.
4 / 5 Ruchira Kumar 29 June 2018
perfect gift for your office and home.
5 / 5 Khushdeep Goyal 27 June 2018
very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

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