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Annona muricata

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Family: Annonaceae
Genus: Annona (uh-NO-nuh) (Info)
Species: muricata (mur-ee-KAY-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Trees

Height:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive sugarweed On Oct 7, 2012, sugarweed from Jacksonville & Okeechobee, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant is touted to be a very powerful anti cancer food.
Seeds are poison, but fruit is supposed to be tasty.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Miami Beach, Florida
Mulberry, Florida
Naples, Florida
Ahuimanu, Hawaii
St John, Virgin Islands



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