Sugar Apple - Sweetsop - Annona Squamosa - Custard Apple
Botanical nomenclature: Annona squamosa Common Name: Sugar Apple, Sweetsop Family: Annonaceae Origin: Central and South America
A small, spreading tree with curious-looking, green fruits about the size of a large apple. The inside of the fruit holds numerous blackish seeds embedded in creamy, soft, white flesh that is very sweet and wonderfully aromatic and is considered one of the world's tastiest fruits.
It is thought to originate in Central and South America but is widespread in cultivation today. It is best adapted to tropical climates and is the most heat-tolerant in the genus.