Custard Apple


Annona cherimola

Fast growing to 10m

Taste is a mix of banana, papaya and pineapple.

Freeze and eat like ice cream

Grafted tree may take 2-3 years to fruit.  Seedling 5-8 years

Cut fruit from tree while still firm and allow to ripen inside

Frost sensitive subtropical

Okay in a wide range of soils but prefers free draining loam

Water regularly

Nitrogen rich fertiliser