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Soursop Tree

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Soursop Tree

Sweet and Sour Fruit Great for Smoothies

Size:  1 Gallon
Mar 16th, 2015
List: $ 79.90
Sale: $ 39.95
6 at $ 37.95 each
Patio Planting Kit
Patio Planting Kit

Our Patio Kit allows you to easily pot up your patio plant in a container with the soil and fertilizer your plant requires.

Your patio kit includes:
  1. 12in x 12in container - Perfect size for any patio plant. Made in the USA

  2. DIEHARD Transplant - Provides the optimal nutrition to start your patio plant off the right way

  3. 3 bags of Patio Planting Mix - This mix is specially formulated to give your patio plant maximum results.

Container Fert Tabs Patio Mix
12in Container DIEHARD Transplant Patio Planting Mix
$ 69.90
Sale: $ 34.95
Planting Mix for Tropical Fruits
Tropical Planting Mix

Specially developed to help your Tropical Plants get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Soil Contents
$ 13.98
Sale: $ 6.99
Soursop Tree
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

DIEHARD Transplant
$ 11.90
Sale: $ 5.95

Soursop is one Sweet Tree:

  • Medium height evergreen grows well in a variety of soils
  • Unique fruit with tropical flavor
  • Large yellow flowers add to the tree’s beauty
  • Produces abundantly, even in partial shade

What’s in a name?  Soursop has the answer

The Soursop is a tree that will have you smiling from the moment you plant it.  From its whimsical name to its strange looking fruit, you’ll fall in love with the Soursop, like its diehard fans who enjoy the many distinctive qualities of the tree.  Long and green, the oddly-shaped, prickly fruit resembles a Dr. Seuss character.  But the unrivaled, sweet yet musky taste is no laughing matter.  It’s delicious.  Covered in deep green leaves, the upturned branches play host to lovely yellow flowers that help accentuate the tree’s exotic look. Bet your neighbor doesn’t have one of these.

For Unique Fruit Flavor, Soursop is a Winner

If someone asked you to take a bite out of their Soursop, you might say “no thanks.”  But those who know the fruit aren’t fooled by the name.  Carefully slice through the stubbly green exterior and you’ll be greeted by a pineapple-like aroma. The pulp’s flaky white flesh has a slightly sweet, tropical, fruity flavor.  Some liken it to a pineapple, mango and banana all in one.  Use it in fruit smoothies, exotic cocktails and refreshing summer salads.  By adding the Soursop to your ingredients, every fruit or dessert dish you plan on making just got a whole lot better.








Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

Mature Height: 25-30 ft.
Mature Width: 20-25 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Well Drained
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Annona muricata
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
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It's Easy to Plant your Soursop Tree

Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Soursop Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Soursop Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Soursop Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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I love my tree. it reminds me way back home when I was in the Philippines. I will recommend this tree to all my friends.
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October 10, 2014
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Soursop Graviola
This tree is another one that I have just purchased this year. From what I have been reading, it has some very interesting medical properties. It is going to take quite a lot more research on my part; but, I am most interested in pursuing it further. It is very strong, very healthy and very beautiful.
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November 17, 2014
3 months ago
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Was great until temperature dropped.....
I purchased the 1-gallon tree in August 2014. It was growing and green until 1 week ago. The temperature dropped down in the low 40's in Georgia. I left it outside; but after 2 days the leaves were brown and have fallen off the tree. I did not know it would not survive in these temperatures. The instructions did not indicate to bring inside. I have now brought the tree inside; but all the leaves are gone. The trees seemed alive still; but just no leaves. Hoping, in a few weeks I will see new buds growing. If not, I purchased the warranty and will get a credit.
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November 10, 2014
3 months ago
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Soursop Tree Up Date!
It's doing great so far, the leaves are beautiful, overall looking very strong.
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October 20, 2014
4 months ago
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I received my soursop tree, but was not pruned - can I prune it now or wait longer... was planted about a week ago....?
WALLY M on Jun 5, 2014
Best Answer: I would wait to prune it until early next spring... Since it is newly planted, I would let the plant concentrate on getting its root system established before subjecting it to pruning.
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MARIO A on Jun 24, 2014
Best Answer: The one gallon size is about 1/2 ft tall and should produce fruit during it's 2nd year after being planted.
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Can it tolerate cold winter weather in Southern California ?
Lolem on Jun 12, 2014
Best Answer: If you're located in zones 9 - 11 in California it will survive the winter. Refer to this map to find your zone:
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 18, 2014
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Is the Soursop Tree selfpolinating?
A shopper on Jun 10, 2014
Best Answer: The Soursop Tree is self pollinating, but these trees do much better with partners to cross pollinate with.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 13, 2014
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how long will it take to see the guanabana fruit?
A shopper on Jun 24, 2014
Best Answer: Your tree will most likely need about a year to get used to its new environment and should produce fruit during its 2nd year after being planted.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 7, 2014
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why do I have to buy another plant? isn't this tree self pollinating?
A shopper on Jun 23, 2014
Best Answer: The Soursop Tree is self pollinating, however if it has a mate to cross pollinate with it will produce a higher fruit yield. You do not have to buy another plant.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 25, 2014
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Can this tree be grown in a pot? Or in the ground only?
Brett H on Jul 12, 2014
Best Answer: Im currently growing my soursop tree in a 15 gal. Pot and it's doing great.
Reply · Report · Jose O on Jul 12, 2014
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How tall will the Sour Sop Tree get?
Ralph on Aug 18, 2014
Best Answer: These grow about 30-40 ft under correct conditions (protected from frost until mature, warm/humid weather). Can be trimmed to obtain a large "shrub" canopy. It's evergreen. Plant I got was about 3-4 ft tall in good condition, growing fast as soon as hit the ground.
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which country is the sour sop from?
Jayne S on Aug 8, 2014
Best Answer: Our Soursop Trees are grown in the USA, however Soursop Trees originated in various South American countries like Brazil , Peru and many more.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 11, 2014
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if I buy a soursop tree now,when can I plant it? and when it has fruit?
tuy n on Oct 24, 2014
Best Answer: I purchased this tree on 8/3/2014, I transferred the plant into a huge container and added organic fertilizer and plant food. I have it on my patio; not planted in the ground. It seems to be easier to manage a container with my added items versus the ground's ph balance. The tree is growing and still green. I am not sure when it will bear fruit. Also, I purchased the plant warranty.
Reply · Report · Monica C on Oct 24, 2014
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Are these tree non GMO? And pesticide free?
Alice C on Jul 18, 2014
Best Answer: These trees are non GMO and they are pesticide free.
Reply (1) · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 18, 2014
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if I live in zone 8 can I plant my tree outdoors?
mike b on Oct 27, 2014
Best Answer: I am not sure, I live in zone 10-11 and have planted many plants from zone 9 and they did very well. Zone 9 is about 2 hours north from me (the most southern part of zone 9) and still had no problems.
Good Luck!
Sorry that is all I can tell you.
Reply · Report · Geri P on Oct 28, 2014
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How tall soursop tree grow?
Felicita C on Aug 26, 2014
Best Answer: 30 feet though the one came was less than 2 feet. Also you have to in the place having temperature no less than 5*C.
Reply · Report · Kiminobu S on Aug 26, 2014
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Can this tree grow in northern Pennsylvania ?
A shopper on Aug 9, 2014
Best Answer: The Soursop Tree will grow in Northern Pennsylvania, how ever it will need to be planted in a pot and brought indoors during cold spells and during inclement winter weather. You may want to consider getting a grow light for keeping it indoors if you don't have a large sunny window that will give it about 6 hours of direct sunlight a day.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 11, 2014
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Can this plant grow in middle Georgia?
A shopper on Aug 4, 2014
Best Answer: The Soursop Tree grows planted outside in zones 9 - 11. It looks like Georgia is mostly in zone 8. Soursop Trees will have to be potted and brought indoors during cold snaps to thrive in Georgia.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 6, 2014
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Is the soursop tree also known as guyabano tree? Wondering if they are the same.
A shopper on Jul 29, 2014
Best Answer: In Spanish, it is referred to as a guanabana tree.
Reply · Report · Paul N on Aug 18, 2014
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What are the health benefits of the tree?
Alice C on Jul 18, 2014
Best Answer: The nutrients present in soursop are amino acids, ascorbic acid, calcium, carbohydrates, iron, phosphorus, fibers, thiamine and riboflavin.

The ascorbic acid which increases the amount of antioxidants in the body and also help keep a number of infections and disorders at bay.

Soursop is also used as a remedy for cough, diarrhea, fever and indigestion. Including supplements of soursop will bring down the intensity of these conditions and also enhance recovery.
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what zone is seattle?
tuy n on Oct 24, 2014
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will this tree pollonate other kinds of tree for example a fig tree or cocoa tree?
Troy F on Aug 27, 2014
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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

  Zone Shipping Resumes
  Zone 2 May 1st
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  Zone 4 May 1st
  Zone 5 April 13th
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Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

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Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
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$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
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$99+ ~32%

Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.

Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.

Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.