CHERIMOYA - SEEDLING
Similar to a custard apple, but more juicy with a hint of pineapple and more cold tolerant. Cherimoya fruits are regarded as one of the most delicious fruits known to mankind.
Plant Information or Specifications
Warm Temperate, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)
April, May, June, July
Customer Comments on Cherimoya - Seedling
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Update: 2245 days 17hrs
Planted four years ago and still not fruiting. This pic was taken in winter; will look much better during summer. Purchased from Daleys.
August 2009: No growth activity. Pruned the tree.
September 2009: No growth activity recorded. Applied sulphate of potash and watered in. Lost all its leaves, and tiny leaf buds are beginning to appear.
October 2009: Leaves have sprouted all over and looking healthy.
November 2009: Flowers have appeared and we have tried hand pollination, with a very small soft brush to collect pollen from male, then transferring onto female. So far, no signs of activity.
December 2009 to February 2010: Lots of new leaves but I have decided to take it out due to the required hand pollination which has yet to bear fruit over the past few years. May put an R2E2 in its place.
Height 12 Feet
Growing: In the Ground
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: Spring
Fertiliser or Organics Used: Cow manure, sulphate of potash and fruit tree fertiliser
Lime sulphur spray during winter and pest oil mid spring.
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