Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services


Photo: Atemoya

Manmade hybrid of cherimoya and sugar apple. Harvested in Florida August through October and November through January. Typical size is 32 ounces. Allow to ripen to room temperature until fruit is soft. Flesh is creamy white with a pleasant, sweet flavor. Best eaten fresh or may be refrigerated up to one to three days. Very good source of calcium, phosphorus and iron and a good source of vitamin C. Use fresh and in desserts.