Uniquely odd-shaped large yellow-green fruit with tropical flavor. Some describe the taste as a mix of pineapple and mango! Also known as the Guanabana or Graviola tree.
USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
Chill Hours: -
Plant Type: Perennial
Pollinator: Cross pollination greatly increases production of fruits, but is self-fertile
Years to Bear Fruit/Edible Qualities: Establishes in first year and typically produces 2 dozen fruit in the second year. Allow fruits to ripen 4-5 days after harvesting. Easy to propagate from seed & fruits 3-5 years from seedling.
Full Size: 20'-25' high tree
Cold Tolerance: Not cold hardy, protect tree around 40-42 degrees.
Light Requirements: Very productive tree even in the shade, though we recommend full sun with wind protection
Drought Tolerance/Watering: Allow for dry period during Florida winter months, this encourages flowering.
Soil & Site Requirements: Provide slightly acidic, well drained sandy loam soil and do not allow for flooding.