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Plant Sizing Guide

The Cherimoya is a tropical evergreen tree that is recognized for its large, heart-shaped fruit with green, scaly skin. The fruit contains creamy, white, custard-like flesh known for its exquisite and complex flavor, blending notes of pineapple, banana, and strawberry. This delectable fruit, often referred to as the "custard apple," grows on a medium-sized tree with glossy, dark green leaves. Thriving in subtropical and tropical climates, Cherimoya is highly regarded for its culinary versatility, being consumed fresh or used in various dishes and desserts due to its rich and sweet taste.

Botanical Name  

Annona cherimoya

Also Known As  

chirimuya | Custard Apple | chirimoya  | 秘魯番荔枝 | 毛葉番荔枝 | 冷子番荔枝


USDA Zone  
Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
Life Cycle  
Avg. Mature Size  
Growth Rate  
Bloom Time  
Flower Color  
Harvest Season  
Years to Bear  

10 - 11
Partial - Full Sun
12' Tall and 8' Wide
Spring - Summer
Oct to May
2nd Year


Soils & Fertilizers For Cherimoya

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