Soursop (Annona muricata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Pear shaped with spiked smoothness
Fruiting Time: Year Round
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Year Round
Inflorescence Height: 7 feet
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Tea
Wildlife Attractant: Other Beneficial Insects: Any kind of small insects
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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I need help with the identification of this tree by Olintonatiuh Jul 9, 2017 11:31 PM 1
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