Red Custard Apple, Annona Reticulata Cherimoya
A delicious, nutritious fruit that is perfect for snacks or a quick breakfast.
The Red Custard Apple is a delicious fruit that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Get to know this tasty treat today! Enjoy and harvest your own Red Custard Apple right on the comfort your home. Red Custard apple can grow in partial shade however full sun is recommended for optimal growth, they produce a high quality flavor fruit, can produce fruit within the first 2 year when planted in warmer regions.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Grow Zones:||4-9 Patios / 9-11 Outdoors|
|Mature Height:||20-25 ft.|
|Mature Width:||10-15 ft.|
|Light:||Thrives in Full Sun|
|Fruit:||Red Custard, White Flesh|
|Harvest Time:||Late Winter to Spring|
|Soil Conditions:||Well Drained Organic Soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
PLANT BENEFITS AND KEY FEATURES
• We believe in the power of plants to lift the spirit, calm the mind and clean the air.
• Improve property values while beautifying your landscape.
• Reduce stress and Fatigue by simply enjoying and caring for your plants.
• Add life to a given space, Plants are therapeutic and cheaper than a therapist.
Enjoy your fruit trees
Ideal for backyards, place in full sun, they grow anywhere.
Create a graceful lush tropical landscape display with its bright lush foliage.
Fast-growing and easy to maintain, place in backyard, patios or porches, red custard apple is container friendly.
Care & Maintenance
Planting and Care Guide
MY NEW PLANT ARRIVED - Thank you for trusting Eureka Farms with your recent purchase, our main objective is to ensure a great customer experience and deliver great quality plants for your enjoyment. Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, is normal for plants to stress during this process, do not repot or plant for 2-4 weeks, we recommend to allow your new arrival to gradually climatize to their new environment, humidity levels, lighting and temperatures.
PLANTING AND CARE - If Planting in the ground dig a hole twice as large than the pot you purchased, Remove the tree from the grower pot, you may cut off the plastic pot if needed. Drop the plant level to the soil, Water the tree as you back fill soil to remove air pockets. Cover the new soil with mulch to retain moisture and keep weeds away.
WATER MANAGEMENT - Water twice a week for the first growing season, once established rain water will suffice.
LIGHT EXPOSURE- Full Sun is optimal and will encourage a higher rate of growth.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once fertilizing is due you may use a slow release granular fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
PRUNNING in not needed until the tree matures into its 2nd or 3rd year of life. You may begin to prune at some point to keep the plant healthy and control the height, since the red custard apple tree can reach 25ft in height and 15ft in width, pruning is recommended in order to keep the fruits within reach.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - In the event that scale, mealy bugs, or mites are found to affect the plant, they can be controlled by applying horticultural neem oil that can be sprayed directly onto the insects, A second and third treatment, when using oils, will be necessary. Space out the sprays at 2 weeks intervals to break up the mealybug life cycle.
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We hope that you enjoy your new plants! We grow and care for our plants from cuttings, seeds or liners, we hand select the best quality available before shipping to your home or office. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. Our friendly customer service team is here to help.
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How do you measure height for fruit trees?
Fruit Trees approximate height is measured from the base of the plant to the top of the highest branch.
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