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  1. Growables Origin Although it is said thatA. reticulatais a native of the Antilles. the presence in Guatemala and Belize of a wild variety,A. reticulatavar.primigenia, and also of a very wide variability of cultivars suggests that this zone is the species' area of origin. It has been introduced in...
  2. 2019-01-29 The ECHO Online Seed Catalog is offering an addition to our collection of Annonas, which are in the pawpaw/sugar apple family, Annonaceae. Rollinia mucosa, commonly called biriba, rollinia, or wild sugar apple, can grow in either sun or shade and is a larger tree than many in this family. Biriba’...
  3. The cherimoya species is thought to have originated from the inter-Andean valleys of Ecuador, Colombia, and Bolivia.
  4. A. squamosais indigenous to tropical South America and the West Indies according toWester (1912); however,Pinto et al. (2005)states that the sugar apple originated in lowland Central America where it is indigenous, and from there it was distributed to Mexico and throughout tropical America. In...
  5. Soursop is a tropical, low branching and shrubby tree to 10 m in height. Soursop fruits are basically oval shaped, up to 30 cm long and 15 cm wide, weighing up to 7 kg. The least acidic varieties are sometimes consumed fresh or as part of a desert. More typically soursop fruit is processed into...
  6. Sugar apple is a drought-tolerant tree, growing to 6 m in height, and is the most widely grown of the Annonas. The sweet fruit is eaten fresh and can be used in beverages, ice cream and milkshakes.
  7. Biriba is a semi-deciduous tree, up to 10m in height, that thrives in hot, humid weather, and is related to the Annonas (Soursop, Custard Apple, Atemoya). The fruit, up to 15 cm in diameter, is sweet and creamy, and typically eaten fresh.
  8. 2007-01-20 Hand pollination of atemoya flowers is a simple procedure based on the interesting fact that the female and male parts (Figure 1) of each flower mature at different times.
  9. 1996-10-19 The atemoya is one of those fewfruits that can be considered a fully adequate dessert.
  10. Custard apple is a medium sized, semi-deciduous tree, up to 10 m in height, with large yellow-brown custard textured fruit. The fruit can be up to 15 cm in diameter, has a sweet flavor, and is usually consumed fresh.
  11. Abstract, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2015 Annona muricatais a member of the Annonaceae family and is a fruit tree with a long history of traditional use.A. muricata, also known as soursop, graviola and guanabana, is an evergreen plant that is mostly distributed in tropical and...
  12. Atemoya is a fast-growing tree up to 9 m tall. It is a hybrid of the cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and the sugar apple (Annona squamosa). The fruits are up to 10 cm in diameter and weigh up to 2 kg, sweet, and most often eaten fresh, in juice, or as a desert.
  13. Growables Origin The original home of the sugar apple is unknown. It is commonly cultivated in tropical South America, not often in Central America, very frequently in southern Mexico, the West Indies, Bahamas and Bermuda, and occasionally in southern Florida.6 Description Annona squamosais a...
  14. Growables Origin The soursop originated in the lowlands of Central America. Oviedo, in 1526, described the soursop as abundant in the West Indies and in northern South America. It is today found in Bermuda and the Bahamas, and both wild and cultivated, from sea-level to an altitude of 3,500 ft...
  15. Growables This species has an extensive natural range, from Peru and northern Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil and northward to Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia and southern Mexico; Trinidad, the Lesser Antilles including Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Vincent; and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. It is much...
  16. Growables Not a species, but a hybrid created in Florida between cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and sugar apple (A. squamosa). One of the best Annonas, often sweeter and fruitier flavored than the cherimoya. Typically 1 to 2 lb, custard-like flesh. Grows in hot tropical areas. The first cross was...
  17. Growables Origin Annona cherimolaMiller, the cherimoya, is thought to originate from cold but frost-free valleys of the Andes (southern Ecuador and northern Peru) at an altitude of between 700 and 2400 m.3 The name Cherimoya originates from the Quechua word chirimuya, which means “cold seeds,”...