Sugar Apple 'Thai Lessard' (Annona squamosa L)
Sugar Apple is a small deciduous tropical fruit tree or shrub from the custard apple family known by the names of Sugar Apple, Sweetsops, or Custard Apple. Sugar Apple Trees are native to the tropical climates of the America's, as well as the Caribbean however they have been naturalized elsewhere are are cultivated in other tropical climates throughout the world for their delicious tasting fruit. Hard fruiting type.
The Thai Lessard Sugar Apple variety is known for it's green skin and good production. Sugar apple is primarily consumed fresh, as a dessert fruit. The pulp has an excellent flavor and may be incorporated into ice cream and milk shakes. The fruit contains some vitamin C and A. Fruit is also a good source of protein, riboflavin, and niacin.