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Cherimoya - Bronceada - Grafted

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Size: Large

Bronceada Cherimoya (Annona cherimola)

Bronceada variety of Cherimoya has green nondescript winged fragrant flowers borne in spring followed by large green heart shaped knobbly fruit. Creamy white juicy flesh which is soft, delicate and has the taste and consistency of custard.

Enclosed in the flesh are large black seeds, they come away easily. The fruit has a delightful fruity fragrance, sweet flavour.

Bronceada forms a small upright tree approximately 5m high. The olive-green leaves are large (20cm in length) and oval in shape. The undersides of the leaves are soft and velvety. Performs well in cooler climates.

Size - Tree will reach a mature height of 5 to 6m.

Most Cherimoyas are true to type and self - pollinated. However hand pollination might be required for certain varieties; we recommend buying two plants for cross pollination and to improve the quality of taste.

Small -  up to 1 year
Medium - 1-2 years
Large - 2-3 years
Extra Large - 3+ years
 

Plant Care  

Light

Partial to full direct sunlight

Water

Plenty of water around summer, less during winter. Never let the soil dry out or the roots to soak in water

Soil

Well-draining, mulch well to keep moist all year around

Fertilizer

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 

Wind

Keep away from strong wind. Young or small plants will require a wind break. Stake the plant to give support against wind

Frost

Frost tender when young, provide shade or cloth cover during winter

Fruiting

1-2 years for grafted and cutting grown. 3+ years from seedlings