If you would like to grow a graviola tree for you and your family, place these seeds first in a growing bed and then in a large pot, because it is a tropical plant.
Note: The large, black-brown seeds of the graviola fruit are TOXIC!
Please use the seeds ONLY for planting, it will grow into a deciduous tree up to 10 m tall, with compact dark green leaves and up to 10 cm in size.
The rarity soursop, Graviola is originally from South America and the Caribbean. It grows in lowland forests with tropical climate.
Pre-treatment: pour hot water over it + soak for about 24-48 hrs.
Sowing all year roundin about 1 cm depth in cocohum or growing soil with sand or styrofoam balls loosened.
The temperature should be about 25-28°C. Choose a bright location for this plant, which is rare here, and keep it constantly moist, but not wet.Germination time:
Approx. 2-6 weeks
Generously during the growing season
weekly 0.2% or slow release fertilizer
Further cultivation: light at min. 15-20°C + keep constantly slightly moist
Older specimens light at about 10-15ºC and water only enough so that the root ball does not dry out completely.
Beauty of the plant:
This slender evergreen tree grows 8 to 12 feet tall. It is strongly branched from the ground and has a smooth trunk with gray-brown bark coloration. The dark green shiny leathery leaves, up to 15 cm long, have an oval shape and resemble laurel leaves. The short-stalked, elongated, green-yellow flowers are about 2-4 cm long.
A tropical plant that is not particularly picky about soil. It prefers loamy soil, although it also survives in subtropical climate. Reproduction is by seedlings, grafting or seeds.
Annonaceae Scale apple family.
Indonesia, ecovillage Sumatra
Autumn-winter, overwintering at least 10-15°C
Fruits: very large berries
Pot garden, winter garden, full sun-sunny
Attention: seeds are toxic!