Manilkara chicle - Chicle


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3 seeds per pack. Less common than its close relative the Sapodilla, Manilkara chicle produces small, brown colored, edible fruits. It is also a source of the gummy latex chicle. Although the tree contains more latex than M. zapota, it is usually less preferred for industrial uses. While not typically cultivated, fruits are often gathered from wild trees for consumption. Similar growth requirements to M. zapota. #4836