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Custard Apple

Annona reticulata

Custard Apple is part of the Annona genus and its scientific name is Annona reticulata. The reticulata part of this plant's botanical name means 'covered with a network of veins'.

Small tree that produces large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp.

Custard Apple grows as a semi-evergreen and is a flowering edible fruit. Being a evergreen plant, it will be evergreen in mild areas but otherwise deciduous. Custard Apple is known for its tree growing habit.

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How to grow Custard Apple

  • Full Sun

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  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Custard Apple is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips.

Growing Custard Apple from seed

Transplanting Custard Apple

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Custard Apple is a half hardy plant.

Companion plants for Custard Apple

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Custard Apple so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Custard Apple

These plants will not grow well with Custard Apple so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Custard Apple problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Custard Apple plants:

Other names for Custard Apple

Chirimoya, annona, Atemoya, corazon

Custard Apple care instructions

How long does Custard Apple take to grow?

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