Annona reticulata is a small deciduous or semi-evergreen tree.
Annona reticulata is a small deciduous or semi-evergreen tree in the plant family Annonaceae.It is best known for its fruit, called custard apple, a common name it shares with fruits of several other species in the same genus: A. cherimola and A.
squamosa or sometimes it is called wild-sweetsop, bull s heart, bullock s-heart, or ox-heart.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Custard Apple, sitaphal
|Maximum Reachable Height
||20 to 35 feet
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released.Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick
soil is treated with ground sulfur.Before you plant, be sure that you choose varieties proven in your climate. When in doubt, All-America Rose Selections winners are good bets. Or check with your local nursery.If you order plants from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February.
||25 degrees C(77 to 41 degrees C)
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Ramphal special feature
Ornamental, Fruit production.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose