Annona cherimola Miller

Common Names

Annona, Cerimalla, Cherimola, Cherimoya, Cherimuyu, Chirimolia, Chirimoya


Pale-green with black spotting, cream flesh, soft skin covered in small oblong scale-like overlapping lobes, round or heart shaped, usually smooth, large seeds, up to 5 inches long.


El Salvador, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam


Host for fruit flies (including Anastrepha spp. & Ceratitis spp.), moths (Tortricidae, Gelechiidae), scale amd mealybugs.

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