Sugar Apple Tree, Annona Squamosa 5 seeds- Small/Unique
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Annona Squamosa Seeds- Sugar Apple Tree - 5 Fresh Seeds
A small (2-4"), knobby fruit with soft, creamy white flesh often having a minty or custardy flavor. The fruits are very high in calorific value and are a rich source of minerals and Vitamins.
Description: Small, deciduous tree to 15-25ft, spreading to the same size. Trees loose leaves in the winter for about 4-6 weeks. Leaves are 6-8" long. Flowers appear with new leaf growth in early spring. Fruits ripen 3-4 months later throughout summer and fall. The common sugar apple has a green skin but dark red varieties are becoming more commonplace.
Hardiness: can take some frost when more mature. AT the beginning needs protection in the winter.
Growing Environment: Grow in full sun. The plant generally adapts well to a variety of soil types. Sugar apples make excellent container specimens.
Propagation: Often by seed which will come to bearing age in just 2-3 years. Supierior varieties are propagated via budding and grafting to sugar apple or other Annona rootstock.
Uses: Usually eaten fresh or used to make beverages and shakes.
Sowing: Germination may take 30 days or more but can be hastened by soaking for 3 days or by scarifying. The percentage of germination is said to be better in unsoaked seeds.Sow in temp min 20 deg C in well drained soil.
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