Sugar Apple

Annona squamosa Open Pollinated

  • Semi-deciduous tree to 3m
  • Creamy custard-like fruit
  • Suited to growing in containers

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Sugar Apple' seeds

Annona squamosa

  • Semi-deciduous tree to 3m
  • Creamy custard-like fruit
  • Suited to growing in containers

A semi-deciduous tropical tree growing to 3m with spreading branches and large lance-shaped mid-green leaves. The flowers are greenish-yellow and fragrant. The fruit has knobbly green skin and segmented creamy white flesh surrounding large black seeds. The flavour is custardy with tropical overtones, similar to that of a custard apple. Fruit can be eaten raw, added to fruit salad, or used in ice cream and smoothies. Suited to growing in containers. Plants are self-pollinating.

Suited to frost-free arid to tropical climates. Also known as 'sweetsop', 'pinha', 'chachiman' and 'sitaphal'.

Seeds per gram: 5
Product code: I1-09

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 15-30 days @ 22-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Tender Perennial
Plant Spacing 200cm
Plant Height 300cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 4-5 years

*Notes: Scarification may be necessary: scratch or rub seeds with a knife, file or sand paper prior to sowing.


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We do not deliver overseas.

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Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

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**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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