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Sweetsop is also known as the sugar apple

Sweetsop is also known as the sugar apple

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Latin Name: Annona squamosa

Other Names: Sugar apple

Type: Tree

Native to: Likely Central America or the West Indies.

Fruit: The 2-4" long fruit has creamy skin and pulp.

The sweetsop is related to the cherimoya, custard apple and guanabana.

Size: The sugar apple tree grows 15-25' tall.

Hardiness: Zone 10-11

Propagation: Seeds, budding, grafting

Uses: The sweetsop is eaten fresh or used in drinks.
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