TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


Pictogram Guide · Mouse over pictogram for definition

Annona squamosa, Sugar Apple, Custard Apple, Sweetsop-Anon, Sweetsop, Atis, Sitafal, Seetha Payam, Araticum, Sharifa
Annona squamosa Kampong Mauve

Annona squamosa

Sugar Apple, Custard Apple, Sweetsop-Anon, Sweetsop, Atis, Sitafal, Seetha Payam, Araticum, Sharifa
Family: Annonaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterFragrantDeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Very highly regarded in tropical and subtropical areas. Fruits with sweet custard-like pulp are from 3 to 5 inches in diameter with a lumpy green skin and upon maturity the fruit has a bluish or white blush. Some varieties are developed that have a red blush or red skin which are much more attractive. At maturity fruits have a custard like white pulp with small black seeds and the sweet flesh is eaten fresh or used for milkshakes and ice creams. Sugar apples make great container plants, too, so if you don't have much space try growing these in a 10 or 15 gallon tub, and they will still reward you with a number of delicious fruit. Older trees may continue fruiting into January during warm winter. Trees reach full dormancy during cold winters. Varieties: Thai-Lessard, Kampong Mauve.


Similar plants:

More similar plants




Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/annona_squamosa.htm

Annona sp var. White Giant - Large White Sugar Apple

This new hybrid has a light, almost white skin when...  more

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster

Buy together promotion:
946 ml (1 qt)
$19.00
  $14.00
Add to cart
500 ml (16 oz)
$14.00
  $9.00
Add to cart
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot
1 plant in stock
Last one
$149.95

Annona squamosa - Vietnam Sugar Apple Na Di

Sugar Apple, new rare variety Na Di (Na Dai, Nadi)...  more

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster

Buy together promotion:
946 ml (1 qt)
$19.00
  $14.00
Add to cart
500 ml (16 oz)
$14.00
  $9.00
Add to cart
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot
8 plants in stock
$74.95

Annona squamosa var. Thai-Lessard, Green Sugar Apple

Sugar Apple, Custard Apple, Sweetsop-Anon, Sweetsop....  more

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE C-Cibus - Crop Nutrition Booster
SUNSHINE-Honey - sugar booster

Buy together promotion:
946 ml (1 qt)
$19.00
  $14.00
Add to cart
500 ml (16 oz)
$14.00
  $9.00
Add to cart
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot
7 plants in stock
$62.95