Cherimoya growing tree of the genus Annona, and also known as Annona cherimola. Cherimoya evergreen perennial but in a cold weather become deciduous. Can grow in tropics mediterranean or subtropical climate.
Flower small green-yellowish, separate times on the same tree female and male flower, flowers are protogyny at first female and after becomes a male flower, female stage and male stage in the early morning in the afternoon
Fruit outer skin of the fruit is dandruff skin the dandruff part of the skin and the color of the skin green-yellow and the inner color is white-yellow
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Requirements for growing Cherimoya:
Two trees for increase the chance of pollination
What is the best way to start growing Cherimoya:
Is it necessary to graft or in Cherimoya?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Cherimoya:
Low amount of fruit caused by the difference blooming hours between flower for male and female
When is the best time to plant a Cherimoya tree:
Pests and diseases in Cherimoya:
When is the best time to prune a Cherimoya tree?
How to prune a Cherimoya:
Cut the outer branch, make the branches grow into each other in density, take by hand the leaves
What is the size of a Cherimoya tree?
Growth speed in Cherimoya:
Cherimoya Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Cherimoya:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Cherimoya indoor?
Growing Cherimoya is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Cherimoya bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Small green-yellowish flower, separate times on the same tree female and male flower, the flowers are protogyny at first female and after becomes a male flower, female stage and male stage in the early morning in the afternoon
Thinning / Deadheading of Cherimoya Blossom:
First two years
Pollination is done by:
Bees, hand-pollinate performed by collecting the male pollen by cotton swabs and pollinating the female flowers. Gathering flowers in a male form, (make sure that the flowers from weak area or not next to female flower). Keep flowers in a dark place, high humidity, preferably in a cool and ventilated place. If the flower pollen has been took out, the male flower not useful.
When does Cherimoya yield:
Summer / Autumn
Pests or diseases in Cherimoya fruit:
What can be done with big quantities of Cherimoya fruit?
Eaten raw, juice, cakes, jam
Work requirements on the Cherimoya fruit:
Increase Irrigation, possible to put net under the tree to collect the fruits
How long does it take for a Cherimoya to bear fruit?
Ripening of Cherimoya fruit
Recommend to collect the fruit little bit before ready