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Mountain Soursop Fruit Plants (Annona Montana)

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Plant Type

Mountain Soursop (Annona Montana):

Common Names: Custard apple, cherimoya, guanabana, soursop, Brazilian paw

Botanical Name: Annona Montana

General Information:

Family: Annonaceae

Native to: West Indies, Peru, Brazil; cultivated in South America and the Philippines

Small, evergreen tree, leathery green leaves with a strong odor when crushed, Bears fruit after just two to three years

Fruit Characteristics: Spherical fruit with yellowish, prickly skin, Highly aromatic orange pulp, Light brown to orange seeds, Consumed fresh for dessert when fully ripe or mixed with ice cream or milk for a drink.

Nutritional Benefits and Culinary Uses:

High in vitamin C.

Boosts immune health.

Strengthens the immune system.

Promotes the destruction of free radicals.

Protects skin and cells from environmental oxidative damage.

Consumed fresh for dessert, Mixed with ice cream or milk for a drink.

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

Moist, rich soil, sensitive to low temperature but can survive little frost, two trees for increased chance of pollination, needs rich soil and mulch.

Special Feature

Decoction of the leaves is drunk for its calming effect on the nerves and sedative effect which promotes sleep, treats fever and headache.
Fruit, seeds, bark, leaves, and roots have all been used to treat intestinal parasites, coughs (including asthma and bronchitis), inflammation, diabetes, and hypertension, among many uses.


Pulp is eaten fresh in desserts but is used more for juice.
The fruits are consumed fresh for dessert when fully ripe or mixed with ice cream or milk to make a drink. Immature fruits are harvested when the seeds are still soft and are cooked as a vegetable in soups etc.