Pouteria Caimito, Abiu Fruit Plant
ABOUT ABIU FRUIT:
Abiu (Botanical Name: Pouteria caimito ) are evergreen perennial plants from the family Sapotaceae. They originated in the Amazon. The fruit is commonly called Yellow sapote, Cauje, Amarilla, etc. It is an exotic fruit for Asian countries. However, they can be grown at home in our tropical climatic conditions as well.
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF ABIU FRUIT PLANT:
SOIL: Well-drained neutral soil is best for the plant. Pots must have holes in them to drain off any excess water. Large pots are preferred.
WATER: Watering can be done when the topsoil becomes dry. Overwatering should be prevented. The plant can tolerate drought conditions for a considerable period of time.
SUNLIGHT: Proper exposure to light is needed. Abius are evergreen trees, they need direct sunlight 6-7 hours a day.
SPACING: Abius must be planted at least at a distance of 7-8 feet from neighbouring plants.
FERTILIZERS: Any water-soluble light fertilizer can be used during the growth stage of the succulents or during the summer months of March to July.
AVAILABLE IN: Single plant in a plastic bag.
The size of the plant during delivery will be around feet. However, the tree grows up to a height of 10 meters or more.
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