Sapodilla fruit

Sapodilla fruit

Sawo called Newberry or sapodillas is the fruit of plants from Guatemala (Central America), Mexico and the West Indies. But in Indonesia, sapodilla plant has long been known and widely planted from the lowlands to the place with a height of 1200 m above sea level, such as in Java and Madura.

A close cousin tan can be divided into two types, namely:

Wild or Sapodilla Forest: Close relatives such as wild brown: brown kecik and brown cape. Kecik sapodilla or sapodilla Java (Manilkara kauki L. Dubard.) Sawo kecik used as an ornamental or shade plant yard. Tall trees reaching 15-20 feet, thickened and drought resistant. Tree wood is great for carving made and expensive. Brown cape (Minuses Remember) had small pieces of yellow colored magenta, rarely eaten, often used as an ornamental plant, or plant protection at the edges of the road.
Sawo Cultivation: Based on the form of fruit, sapodilla cultivation divided into two types, namely:
Sawo Manilas: manila brown oval fruit, thick flesh, contains a lot of water and sweetened. Included in the group of brown manila include: Kulon sapodilla, sapodilla betawi, brown rust, brown malaysia, brown and tan alkesa maja.
Sawo Apples: apples Sapodilla fruit is characterized by a round or ovoid fruit like apples, small to rather large and gummy lot. Included in this group are brown apple: apple brown coconut, apple brown wax and sawoDuren

Sapodilla fruitBenefits of Sapodilla plant as food is fresh fruit or processed food ingredients such as ice cream, jam syrup or fermented into wine or vinegar. In addition, other benefits of brown plants in human life are:

Greening plants in arid lands and critical.
Potted plants and dispensaries life for families;
Fruit crops are highly nutritious, and can be sold on the domestic and foreign economies that are the source of income for the family and the state;
Sap crops for industrial raw materials of chewing gum;
Plants producing very good wood for making furniture.

Sapodilla fruit cultivation is widespread in almost all of Indonesia. In 1990 there were brown-growing areas in 22 provinces, with the exception of NTT, Maluku, Irian Jaya and East Timor. Province including five major categories Sentra tan producers in 1993 were West Java, Central Java, East Java, IN Yogyakarta, and West Kalimantan. Production and international trade brown manila very popular in Southeast Asia. Statistics show that the region is a major producer of fruit is brown manila. In 1987, Thailand produced 53 650 tons of the total 18,950 ha, the Philippines produces 11 900 tones from 4780 ha of land, and Peninsular Malaysia produces 15,000 tons of 1,000 ha of land.

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