A tropical fruit tree native to Central America. Commonly known as the chocolate pudding fruit due to its colour, flavour and texture that is comparable to a chocolate pudding. The plant is a relative of a persimmon with fruit that looks like a green tomato, turning yellow-ish when ripe.
The tree is evergreen and can grow up to 25m tall and can tolerate some light frosts. It takes 3-4 years to produce fruit however produces large quantities once established. It can tolerate a range of soil however is sensitive to drought but fairly tolerant of flooding.