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Annona squamosa

Classification

Order: Magnoliales
   Family: Annonaceae
            Genus: Annona
                        Specie: Annona squamosa

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil in a sunny position

Features: Yellow flowers; spherical fruits

Uses: Fruit production Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-12

Description: The custard apple, a 25?ft (8?m) tall, evergreen tree native to tropical America, is available in several cultivated varieties. It has rather narrow lance-shaped leaves up to 5?in (12 cm) long and scented, 1?in (25?mm) wide, yellowish flowers with purple-

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

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