Custard apple, Sitapha, Sharifa

Posted by on December 6, 2012 in fruiting season MW, semi shade, water moderately | Comments Off on Custard apple, Sitapha, Sharifa

Custard apple, Sitapha, Sharifa
Scientific Name : Annona squamosa
Family : Annonaceae
Common Name : Custard apple, Sitapha, Sharifa
Description:
A large shrub or a small tree. It is a drought resistant plant. Ripe fruits are very tasty. A variety with red fruit is also available; however the red colour is of the skin only. The flesh inside is like the green one only.
Propagation : Seeds, grafting
Longevity : Perennial

 

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