SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Tolerates heat that is not extreme or dry. Will not endure cold. Large green fruits weigh 1 to 1 1/2 pounds.
Has fragrant Flower and Fruit.
Native to South America.
Additional Common Names
CHERIMOYA, CUSTARD APPLE
Rounded or Umbrella Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 30 feet.
Width: 15 - 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Elliptic, Gray Green, No Change, Deciduous.
Fragrant Brown or Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Summer.
Brown, Orange or Mostly Green Berry, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer Edible and Wildlife use it.
Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 21 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in South Coast.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Thrip.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Annona cherimola Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 22, 2018.
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