Annona Reticulata, Ram phal ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant
Description for Annona Reticulata, Ram phal ( Grown through seeds )
Bullock's heart is a fast-growing, deciduous tree with a rounded or spreading crown. It can reach up to 7 metres tall with a bole up to 30cm in diameter.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ram phal, Bullock's heart||Yellowish-green||Spring, Summer||Up to 10 to 15 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Annona growing tree of the family Annonaceae and also known as Sop, Annona evergreen perennial but in a cold weather become deciduous. Can grow in tropics Mediterranean or subtropical climate.Flower small green-yellowish, separate times on the same tree female and male flower, the flowers are protogyny at first female and after
|Full sun to part shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||25 to 41 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Annona Reticulata
- The small tree that produces large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp.
- Custard Apple grows as a semi-evergreen and is a flowering edible fruit.
- Being an evergreen plant, it will be evergreen in mild areas but otherwise deciduous.
- Custard Apple is known for its tree growth habit.
Typical uses of Annona Reticulata
Special features: Annona reticulata is cultivated around the world for its edible fruits.
Culinary use: The ripe fruits are edible. The sweetish fruit varies considerably in quality; some are eaten raw but most often they are used in preserves, drinks, ice cream, puddings etc.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: The leaves are used internally against worms, and externally to treat abscesses.
Crushed leaves or a paste of the flesh may be poulticed on boils, abscesses and ulcers.
Note: USe only after consulting the specialist.
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It is a ramphal fruit
it is ramphal fruit