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Araticum Cagao

Annona cacans

A medium Annona with fruits growing up to 4" long. Skin is green, knobby, much like the cherimoya or atemoya. Flesh is white-yellow in color, with an aromatic, sweet flavor.

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Description

A deciduous tree growing to 30-45 feet. Leaves are somewhat slender, up to 6-7" long. Fruits are said to have a slight laxative effect.

Hardiness

Unknown.

Growing Environment

Unknown.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh and supposedly have a fairly good flavor.

Native Range

Native to semi-deciduous forests of Brazil, extending from Minas Gerais through Rio Grande do Sul.

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Annonaceae  
Annona cacans
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