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Produces Tons Of Delicious, Sweet And Creamy Fruit
The Sugar Apple tree, also known as the 'annona squamosal', is a unique tropical tree that's the clear winner amongst its competition because it produces a distinctive fruit with an individual look and tropical flavor that blows people away.
Sugar apples taste like a sweet vanilla custard with a hint of pineapple. Its smooth and slightly grainy texture makes this fruit a delight to snack on. While most Sugar Apples are eaten fresh, they can also be used in desserts and for making juices.
Sugar Apples, often referred to as 'sweetsops', have a unique shape, similar to a heart and light green skin that's divided up into sections. Its conical nature causes the fruit to look like a green pinecone at first, but since the fruit is split among different sections it's very easy to split apart and eat fresh, right off the tree.
Once you pull your Sugar Apple apart you'll find soft and creamy flesh on the inside that's divided into sections. Simply pick out the white flesh sections one by one and eat them for a rush of rich tropical flavors.
You don't have to live without Sugar Apple trees, because they will grow anywhere. They'll give your landscape a lush tropical feel if planted in the ground, and they also thrive in containers. They can be placed around porches, patios, and inside any room to liven it up with their long and slender exotic leaves.
Sugar Apple Trees produce an irresistible fruit that people can't wait to try. They're selling out fast, so we recommend ordering yours today before they are all gone.
Sugar Apple Tree (Sweetsop Tree) Pollination
Sugar Apple Tree (Sweetsop Tree)s are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Sugar Apple Tree (Sweetsop Tree) will drastically increase the size of your crop.
Planting & Care
1. Planting: First, select an area with well-drained soil and full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight daily). If you're outside of the growing zone for the Sugar Apple, you can plant in a pot and place indoors - preferably in front of a sunny window.
To plant, dig your hole large enough to accommodate the tree's root ball, place your tree, backfill the soil, and water to settle the roots.
Finally, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of mulch around the tree to retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.
If you're planting for indoor growth, select a container that's about twice the size of your plant's shipped container (and ensure it has drainage holes), use organic soil, place your tree in the pot, and find a spot in front of a sunny window for growth.
Note: This product grows best in well-draining soil. When you receive your plant, you may notice small, white beads or rocks in the soil - this medium is added to increase drainage and keep your plant happy and healthy!
2. Watering: Generally, you'll water about once a week. But if you're not sure when to water, simply check your soil about 2 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it's time to water your tree.
For container-planted trees, water until you see drainage from your pot's drainage holes.
3. Fertilizing: Feed your young tree every 4 to 6 weeks during the growing season with a complete fertilizer.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $129||$19.95|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||10-20 ft.|
|Mature Width:||10-20 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Annona squamosa 'NaDai'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors(hardy down to 30℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
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First Tree Dead
I received the plant dead. it was brown, leaves were dehydrated. called in customer service to get a second one. and even they laughed when they saw the photo. so hopefully the second one is in better condition. to be determined...
We're so sorry for how your first tree arrived and we're glad to report that the replacement is in much better shape! We'll reach back out in a few weeks and make sure it's still doing well!
Sugar Apple Tree
Exceptional customer service. We ordered a guava and sugar apple tree same time. They were shipped together, however sugar apple tree had a broken main branch. We discussed the issue on the Chat session and they replaced with another tree. Thank you very much for your service.
Sugar Apple Tree
so far, the experience is good.
My favorite fruit of all.
Just received my Sugar Apple in the Bay Area after 7 days of shipping. It did have some dead and wilted leaves, but that is to be expected. I'll repot it after 24hrs and see how well it does in the next month.
Please keep us posted over the next few weeks on how your tree is doing so we can help if it doesn't turn around!
Our Sugar Apple is Fruiting
We bought one Sugar Apple two years back. The plant was very weak and branches broken during transportation. They replaced it with a better one. This is the third year and we are about to harvest the three Sugar Apple fruits in couple more days. I wanted to wait until I actually see the results to give this review, but I have already recommended this web site to couple of my friends.