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Annona reticulata, Custard Apple (Chirimoya - Cuba), Corazon

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 Annona reticulata
Family: Annonaceae
Custard Apple (Chirimoya - Cuba), Corazon
Origin: West Indies to Central America & South Mexico
Small tree 10-20 ftRegular waterDeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Season: Late Winter to Spring. Erect growing tree, rounded to spreading, leaves 4" to 8" long to 2" wide with conspicuous veins and pungent-smelling. Flowers in drooping clusters, which are fragrant, inconspicuous, and never fully open. Compound fruit 4" to 6" in diameter, roundish to heart-shaped to irregular. Tough, thin skin may be yellow to brown to red when ripe. Flesh is thick creamy-white and custard-like. Red fruits sometimes have pink flesh or red lines running through the flesh. Taste varies, best are sweet, juicy with a distinctive flavor. Tree is fast growing under favorable conditions, responds well to mulching, organic soil, fertilization and irrigation through long drought periods.


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Red Custard-Apple. Very rare fruit similar to Sugar Apple. Bigger fruit with dark red skin and pulp, superior flavor. Erect growing tree, rounded to spreading. The fruit is 4" to 6" in diameter, roundish to heart-shaped to irregular. Flesh is thick creamy-white and custard-like. Red fruits sometimes have pink flesh or red lines running through the flesh. Season: Late Winter to Spring.
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