Soursop is a plant which belongs to the Annona genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (muricata) means 'covered wiith short, hard points'.
Guanabana is a small tree that bears elongated fruits shaped like a heart. The skin of the fruit is somewhat thick and bumpy. The pulp is a creamy white color and contains many brown seeds. It can be very juicy and sweet. The flower grows from the stem and is a creamy pale green color.Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Cream and Green-yellow. The mature flowers are of a single form. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Kelly green and Dark yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a Dartmouth green colour. Soursop 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. Soursop is known for its tree habit and growing to a height of approximately 9.14 metres (29.72 feet).
Cuba is believed to be where Soursop originates from.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Soursop so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Soursop so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Soursop plants:
When I was young my grandmother used to make tea out of the tender leaves of the soursop.
Soursap, GuanÃ¡bana, Graviola, Zuurzak, CoraÃ§Ã£o-da-Ã?ndia, Guyabano, Corossol, Sirsak, Baahlsakk, Durian belanda, anona de puntitas or anona de broquel