African Pride Atemoya (Annona squamosa x A.cherimola)
The Atemoya fruit is a captivating fusion of flavours and textures. Its exterior boasts a scaly, greenish skin that conceals the treasure within. As you cut into it, the fruit reveals a tender, creamy flesh that's akin to a velvety custard, with a luscious aroma that hints at tropical paradise. Its flavour dances between the sweetness of ripe cherimoya and the subtle tang of custard apple, creating a harmonious symphony for your taste buds. With each juicy bite, the Atemoya transports you to a sunny orchard, offering a taste of pure tropical bliss.
The Atemoya African Pride is exquisite and definitely a 10/10 in flavours. The plant embodies a remarkable autonomy in its growth and resilience. This robust tropical tree, a hybrid of cherimoya and custard apple, flourishes in diverse African climates. It stands tall with glossy green leaves, exuding a sense of vitality and vigor.
Its autonomy lies in its ability to adapt to various soil types and withstand challenging weather conditions, from arid savannas to humid rainforests. The Atemoya plant asserts its self-sufficiency, often thriving without the need for excessive care or attention.
Furthermore, its fruit production is a testament to its autonomy. The plant bears large, luscious Atemoya fruits without requiring complex pollination techniques, thanks to its unique capacity for self-pollination or the aid of local pollinators.
Partial to full direct sunlight
Plenty of water around summer, less during winter. Never let the soil dry out or the roots to soak in water
Well-draining, mulch well to keep moist all year around
Every 4 weeks from spring to autumn. Mulch and use any decomposed animal manure as well as fertiliser with high in Potassium. Foliar feeds are also beneficial
Keep away from strong wind. Young or small plants will require a wind break. Stake the plant to give support against wind
Frost tender when young, provide shade or cloth cover during winter
2+ years for grafted and cutting grown. 4+ years from seedlings