The Annonaceae family contains many edible fruits of significant economic importance. Annonas are widely distributed throughout tropical America, Tropical Africa and Tropical Asia and do very well in South Florida and Southern California...
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The Stunning Annona Muracata Tree
Little Known Facts About The Annonaceous Family
- The custard apple is a variety of annona which bears fruit that ripens during the winter.
- Some people derisively refer to the Rollinia fruit as a “snot apple” due to the mucous like consistency of the fruit if allowed to over ripen.
- Annonas, such as sugar apples and atemoyas, have a distinctive subtle fragrance, suggestive of a fruity ester.