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CUSTARD APPLE TREE

Botanical Name: Annona atemoya
Description

Custard apple trees grow on an attractive small to medium sized tree that is similar in habit to the cherimoya.  The open, spreading canopy is made up of long drooping branches that can often touch the ground.  This tree offers delicious fruit and succulent soft white flesh that is delicious eaten fresh or blended into icecream or as a rich creamy drink.

Custard Apple Seedling For Sale 4 litre Bag

Custard Apple - Seedling

Seed grown selection of African Pride. As with all seedlings the advantage is stronger vigour in marginal climates and chance to come up with a unique selection. Crops in about 4-6 years.
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tropic sun compliments of custard apple australia

Dwarf Custard Apple - Tropic Sun

A small free fruiting tree suitable for home gardens. Ripe fruit has sweet creamy textured pulp with fewer seeds. Pick as mature firm fruit and ripen at room temperature. Plant in sunny well drained position protected from hot dry winds. Keep free from frosty areas. High humidity during flowering promotes fruit set. Mulch tree and prune tree in Spring to open vase shape. Fertilize well after fruit set with organic fertilizer. Regular watering commencing at flowering to harvest is important. The Tropic Sun custard apple tree is best suited to warm tropical and sub-tropical regions along Austr
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Custard Apple - Torin

Custard Apple - African Pride

This heart shaped fruit has a medium thick skin, more seed than the Pinks Mammoth and produces high yields. Early and consistent bearing, presentable fruit and early maturing is what makes this the main commercial variety.
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Custard Apple - Late Gold

Custard Apple - Late Gold

A stunning golden bronze fruit with soft skin and a high flesh ratio. Good sized fruit. Proving to be an excellent performer in the Northern Rivers.
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Custard Apple - Pinks Mammoth

Custard Apple - Pinks Mammoth

Has the delicious and melting taste of the sugar apple which makes it one of the most popular of the custard apples. As the name suggests the virtually seedless fruit is one of the largest. Top marks for quality, however a lower yield than the African Pride. Pinks Mammoth has a very large fruit size and high fruit quality. It is named after Mr Pink, the man who introduced it to Australia. When mature the tree produces significant yields.
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Custard Apple - Bernitsky

Custard Apple - Bernitsky

An Israeli variety with excellent flavour.
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Self Pollinating and fruit is set low to the ground

Custard Apple - Geffner

Geffner is an Israeli cultivar with a moderate to heavy cropping capacity. The flavour is exceptionally good and although it performs well it's not superior to the African Pride. However it is known to be self pollinating and sets fruit every year. A very reliable tree that does not need much maintenance for home gardens.
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Custard Apple - Hilary White

Custard Apple - Hilary White

Hilary White is a strain of Pinks Mammoth. The cropping performance is between that of Pinks Mammoth and the African Pride. The fruit has a smoother skin than standard Pinks Mammoth, but average fruit shape. The fruit is sweet and aromatic.
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Plant Information or Specifications

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

June, July, August, September, October, November

 

Customer Comments on Custard Apple Tree

Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Custard Apple Tree Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum

Custard Apple Tree

WARNING : Seeds kill goats ,if the goats eat enough of the seeds . Half a cup is lethal . Killer Kustard ! The fruit flesh is one of the best fast-food fruits for sweetness and flavour ! Raw fruits are healthy fast-foods . | Rolflora - Sydney, N S W 06-Jan-2009

Custard Apple Tree

Grows well even without irrigation . survive only with mansoon shower of 4 months only. hardy plants. | Purushottam - Udaipur, RAJAS 12-Aug-2009

Custard Apple Tree

We have custard apple tree but the fruit will not get very big abd has black spots on it,what can we do to fix our problem. Leo | Leonie Addison - Townsville, QLD 19-Jan-2010

Custard Apple Tree

Very hard to grow from seed. It germinates but the seed coat fails to come off and is usually disease prone. | Carl Ramirez - Kensington, NSW 15-Feb-2011

Custard Apple - Gefner

African pride and gefner can grow alright in NEQ and produce fruit.Gefner produces better and is healthier in a hot wet climate. | Mike Trenerry - Cairns, QLD 04-Jun-2011

Custard Apple Tree

I live in near Kiama in Southern NSW. I had what I regard as a reasonable crop of custard apples this year. We are not tropical here. I bought it at a general nursery, but am now waiting for my Daley varieties to get big enough. | Stephen Lillioja - Shell Cove, NSW 04-Sep-2011
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Australian Custard Apple Growers Association