Other Names: Soursop, graviola
Native to: West Indies
Fruit: The green, heart-shaped fruit is covered in soft spines. It is 4-12" long and can weigh as much as 10-15 pounds. It is related to the cherimoya, custard apple, and sweetsop.
Size: This tree grows to 25-30' tall.
Hardiness: In the U.S. guanabana can only be grown in Southern Florida, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Propagation: Seeds, grafting and budding
Uses: The guanabana is made into ice creams, sherbets and drinks. Some varieties do not have fiber and can be eaten fresh. It is high in vitamins B1, B2 and C.