Red Sugar Apple Seedling (Annona squamosa L.)

Red Sugar Apple Seedling (Annona squamosa L.)

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Red Sugar apple is a small deciduous tropical fruit tree or shrub from the Annona family along with Custard Apples and Cherimoyas. Native to tropical climates of the America’s and Caribbean, the Red Sugar Apple is a variant of the classic Sugar AppleThe Red Sugar Apple is known for its blushing pink appearance and bears noteworthy production. Enjoyed out of hand or made into a tasty juice, the fruit’s vitamin A and C rich pulp.

Plant Type:
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen or Semi-Deciduous Fruit Tree/Shrub

Harvest Season:
Late-Summer, Fall

Mature Size:
Up to 35 feet

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-drained soil with light acidity suit these warm-weather plants best.  Provide regular moisture and humidity, but be careful not to over water. Annona's are intolerable to water-logging. Requires deep watering during growing/fruiting seasons and less during winter dormancy.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Overall, expect best fruit production with more sun

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast, Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Annona's (especially Soursop) may defoliate during the winter in subtropical regions (40 degrees or lower), but remain evergreen in their native deep tropical habitats. Sugar Apples are generally tolerant to 28 degrees, whereas some Annona's like Soursop will need more cold protection if growing outdoors in Zone 9.

Propagation: 
Our Annonas are grown from seed and air-layering and are capable of fruiting within 2-5 years.

See More:
Annona (from Taíno annon) is a genus of flowering plants in the pawpaw/sugar apple family, Annonaceae. The generic name derives from anón, a Hispaniolan Taíno word for the fruit.

Our Annona varieties include Sugar Apples, Red Custard Apple, Soursop, Pond Apple, and Cherimoya fruit trees. 

Shop all of our Annona fruit tree types and varieties.

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    Darrell B.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 stars
    4 weeks ago
    Great service and product.

    Love the opportunity to grow this wonderful fruit. Thank you for having such a variety. Running out of land soon. LOL

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    Michele C.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 4 stars
    1 month ago
    Red

    It looked very healthy. Smaller than I thought so make sure you pay attention to the size.

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