Custard apple (Eng.), Suikerappel, Vla-appel (Afr.)
With fruit that is very soft and smooth, tasting slightly sweet and a little tart, the Custard apple tree is planted in subtropical or tropical regions across the world for culinary purposes. This small tree produces large cobbled fruits with a soft creamy white pulp & toxic black seeds. Semi-deciduous. An attractive small to medium sized tree with an open, spreading canopy that is made up of long drooping branches that can often touch the ground. The African Pride tree, a cultivar of custard apple, is known to be very productive & produce medium sized fruit at a younger age that other cultivars.