Annona cherimola, Hanuman Phal ( Grafted ) - Plant
Description for Annona cherimola, Hanuman Phal ( Grafted )
Annona cherimola, originally called Chirimuya by the Inca people who lived where it was growing in the Andes of South America, is an edible fruit-bearing species of the genus Annona from the family Annonaceae. It is now widely cultivated mostly for its sweet fruits that share the name Custard-apple with others in its family.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Cherimoya. Annona cherimola||Yellowish-green||June||20.00 to 35.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Hand pollinate for fruit set: male and female flowers form on the same tree, but not at the same time, and male pollen is highly perishable unless refrigerated.Position in a full sun / partial sun location and remember to water moderately.
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||41-65F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Annona cherimola
- Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.Feed plants on a regular basis before and throughout the blooming cycle (avoid chemical fertilizers and pesticides if youâ€™re harvesting for the kitchen).
Typical uses of Annona cherimola
Special features: Ornamental. Fruit production.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.