Exotic Annona Squamosa Tropical Fruit Seeds (Soursop, Sugar Apple Seeds, Sweetsop Seeds, Custard Apple Seeds) Guanabana Annona muricata B5

  • Sale
  • Regular price $3.49

Annona Squamosa Seeds, Soursop, Sugar Custard Apple Sweetsops Fruit Tree Shrub
Annona squamosa, the Sugar-apple, is a tropical shrub from South America, Asia, and Africa. This shrub will grow to a height of 5 meters high and 4 meters large. It gives delicious fruits. Annona squamosa can even be grown in a pot. Annona squamosa has a cylindrical trunk and wears big oblong leaves. The flowers are pale green or yellow and have a strong sweet smell. The fruits are called sugar apples.

Here is a popular tree that is widely cultivated for its edible delicious fruit. It is a small, semi-deciduous tree or shrub with broad, spreading branches. It can grow up to 8 m tall. The leaves are thin, simple, with fine hairs underneath, and arranged alternately. The 6-10cm long fruits are sweet and creamy, and consumed as a dessert or used as an ingredient in making ice cream, jellies, etc.

Their skin is thick and green and covered with scales. The flesh of the fruit is white, creamy, and sweet. It contains black pips of 1 cm in diameter. Annona blooms all year long in tropical regions. In milder climates, it blooms in spring and at the start of summer. It is a deciduous plant, which means that it loses its leaves when it rests. The plant will take 3 to 4 years before it produces fruits. Hardiness zones 10-11 (1°C/35°F,4°C/40°F) in winter.

A small, spreading tree with curious-looking, green fruits about the size of a large apple. The inside of the fruit holds numerous blackish seeds embedded in creamy, soft, white flesh that is very sweet and wonderfully aromatic and is considered one of the world's tastiest fruits. It is thought to originate in Central and South America but is widespread in cultivation today. It is best adapted to tropical climates and is the most heat-tolerant in the genus.

The plant dies when the temperature is below 0°C. Annona needs to be in a situation away from the wind. They are not rustic plants. The plant thrives in full sun. Watering is done once a week and abundantly. Also, remember to cut the dead branches or the ones that are too low. Keep it far from the cold and the wind. The Annona can be grown in a pot.

Also used medicinally in treating diarrhea, dysentery, colds, chills, rheumatism, and sleeplessness. It also has an anticancer function and it lowers uric acid levels in the blood. The seeds, when heated, can produce oil that can be used against agricultural pests. However, it should be noted that the seeds, leaves, and roots are poisonous due to the occurrence of alkaloids and hydrocyanic acid in such plant parts. *We can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

It is cold and frost-sensitive and requires a tropical or near-tropical climate. Though it is drought tolerant, it will not produce fruit well during droughts. Not particular to soil and has performed well on sand, oolitic limestone, and heavy loam with good drainage. Waterlogging is intolerable. The tree is shallow-rooted and doesn't need deep soil. USDA zone 10-12

Count: ~ 5 Label Annona squamosa The common name Sugar Apple Family No Genus Annona Species Annona squamosa Cultivar No Therapeutic uses No Germination Plant seeds in a good garden soil that is well-drained fertile soil. During growth, use a tutor. The tutor can even be used after growth. Fertilizer can be used once a week during growth. This plant enjoys a sunny spot. Germination takes 15-30 days, it can be longer, don’t get discouraged.

Scarification / Stratification No