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Purple Sugar Apple Fruit Plant ( Annona Squamosa)

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Purple Sugar Apple (Annona Squamosa):

Common Names: Purple Sugar Apple, Sugar Apple, Custard Apple, Sweetsop, Buah Nona, Seri Kaya, Anona, Nona, Bullock's Heart

Botanical Name: Annona Squamosa

General Information:

Believed to be indigenous to Central America and the West Indies.

Common in tropical regions worldwide, thriving in warm climates.

Purple variety prized for superior flavour and decorative landscaping.

Thick velvety rind with a scale-like appearance, dark bluish-purple with magenta accents.

Inner flesh is juicy, succulent, creamy white with pale purple tinges near the skin.

Comes apart in fleshy conical segments with large inedible black seeds.

Sugary sweet aroma when fully ripe, soft enough to be split open with fingers.

Flavour reminiscent of mango, and pineapple, with berry-like tones and a vanilla custard finish.

Health Benefits: High in antioxidants, Benefits eye health, Prevent high blood pressure, Promote good digestion.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years.

Maintenance Required: Moderate.

Summary: Purple Sugar Apple is a variety of Annona Squamosa prized for its flavour and appearance. The fruit's thick, velvety rind and creamy white flesh make it distinctive. Rich in antioxidants, it offers potential health benefits, including mood enhancement and eye health. The tree is moderate in maintenance and can thrive in warm tropical climates, making it a popular choice for landscaping and home gardens.