The nutrient recommendation for Sapota is 500:360:750 gram NPK/plant. The quantity of straight fertilizers to get the above dose is worked out.
The fertilizers dose needed is 1085 gram urea, 1998 gram rock phosphate and 1252 gram Muriate of Potash respectively per plant. The fertilizers have to be applied in split doses.
The first split has to be applied in May-June. The urea, rock phosphate, Muriate of Potash needed at this time is 542 gram, 999 gram, 626 gram respectively per plant.
The second dose has to apply in August-September and the dosage is 543 gram urea, 999 gram rock phosphate, 626 gram Muriate of Potash respectively per plant.
Lime or dolomite has to be applied in acid soils two weeks ahead of fertilizer application. Organic manure @ 55 kg/plant is recommended every year.
The fertilizers have to applied when there is sufficient moisture in the soil.