List of cherimoya cultivars

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Detail of a fruiting Annerimola, with cherimoya at center

This list of cherimoya cultivars includees cultivars and varieties of cherimoya, the fruit of Annona cherimola.


Andrews
Amarilla
Asca
Baste
thick-skinned.
Bayott
(Bays x ott) Small to medium, smooth ovoid.
Bays
Tree broad, to 6 metres (20 ft) fruits round, medium size, light green, skin shows fingerprint like marks. Flavor good, almost lemony.
Bays Mt
Behl
very vigorous growing, self-pollinating cherimoya that is very juicy, complex flavours, excellent sweetness and acidity. It gives pierce, el bumpo, and NATA run for its money. No grit at all, smooth thin skin, has hint of vanilla, banana, raspberry, pine apple. Taste varies according to when picked. Its a seedling of unknown variety.
Big Sister
Sibling of Sabor. Fruit large, very smooth, good flavor. Often self-fruitful.
Blanca
Booth
Among hardiest of cherimoya, does well in most present growing areas. Tree 6 metres (20 ft) to 9 metres (30 ft) high. Fruit is conical, medium size, rather seedy, with flavor that suggests papaya.
Bronceada
Bronceada Mt
Burtons Mt
Burtons
Canaria
Capucha
Carter
Long-conical, but not shouldered; smooth or faintly fingerprinted; skin green to bronze; bears well. Late. Leaves wavy or twisted.
Chaffey
Tree rather open, fast growing. For coastal areas. Fruit small to medium, round, impressa type, with high, lemony flavor.
Chaffey Mt
Chavez
Fruits up to 1.5 kilograms (3.3 lb)
Chiuna 1
Chiuna 2
Chiuna 3
Concha Corriente
Concha Lisa
Concha Pesada
Concha Picuda
Conde Concha
Cumbre
Cuero Dechando
Dedo de Dama
Deliciosa
Long-conical, prominently papillate; skin tbin, slightly downy; variable in flavor; only fair in quality; generally bears well but doesn't ship well; cold-resistant. Midseason.
Deliciosa Mt
Ecuador
Tree broad, branches limber, spreading. Selected for superior hardiness. Fruit medium, quite dark green, mammillated, flavor good.
El Bumpo
Fruit conical, medium size, mammillated, not suited for commerce. Skin soft, practically edible. Flavor among the finest.
Favourite
Favourite Mt
Guayacuyán
Honeyhart
Medium, skin smooth, plated, yellowish green. Pulp has smooth texture, excellent flavor, very juicy.
Impresa
with "fingerprint" depressions
Jete
Juliana
Juniana
Kempsey
Kent (PK)
Knight
Tree has medium vigor, medium-sized pale green wavy leaves. Fruit has minor protuberances, a thin skin, a slightly grainy texture and is quite sweet.
Libby
Tree large. Fruit round conical; early harvest. Sweet, strong flavor.
Lisa
almost smooth
Lope Concha
Margarita
McPherson
Tree pyramidal, vigorous, to 9 metres (30 ft). Fruits small to medium in size, conical, dark green, not seedy. Flavor suggests banana, sweetness varies with temperature while maturing.
Mossman
Ñamas
Names
Nata
Tree vigorous, bears quickly, flowers profuse, tendency to self-pollinating. Fruits smooth, light green, conical, .7 kilograms (1.5 lb) to 1.1 kilograms (2.4 lb). Skin thin, tender. Flavor has good sweet-acid balance.
Negra
Ott
Tree strong growing. Fruit medium, heart shaped tuberculate, flesh yellow, seedy, very sweet. Matures early.
P43 Mt
P52 Mt
Papilonado
with fleshy, nipple-like protrusions
Pierce
Tree is vigorous with large dark green leaves. Fruit is medium sized elongated conically shaped with very smooth skin and a high sugar content.
Piña
Piña Mt
Pinchua
Thin-skinned
PK2 Mt
PK 31
Plomisa
Popocay
Q Mt
Reretai Mt
Rio Negro
Heart shaped fruits weighing 0.8 kilograms (1.8 lb) to 1 kilogram (2.2 lb)
Rugosa
Ryerson
Long-conical, smooth or fingerprinted, with tbick, tough, green or yellow green skin; of fair quality; ships well. Leaves wavy or twisted.
Sabor
Sibling of "Big Sister". Fruit mammillated, varies in size, not usually large. Among the best in flavor.
San Miguel
Sander
Fruits with moderate number of seeds
Selma
Pink flesh
Serenense Larga
Serenense Lisa
Smoothey
Spain
Small to medium, smooth, conical; banana flavor
Terciopelo or Felpa
Tetilado
with fleshy, nipple-like protrusions
Tocarema
Tuberculada
with conical protrusions having wartlike tips
Tumba
Umbonada
with rounded protrusions
Whaley
Tree moderately vigorous. Fruit medium to large elongated conical, tuberculate, light green, flavor good. Seed enclosed in an obtrusive sac of flesh.
White
Tree open, unkempt; to 11 metres (36 ft), needs forming. Fruit large, to 2 kilograms (4.4 lb)4 pounds, conical, with superficial small lumps (umbonate). Flesh juicy, flavor weak, suggesting mango-papaya.[1][2][3][4][5]

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ Morton, Julia F (1999-04-02). "Cherimoya". New Crops. Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Purdue University. pp. 65–69. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  3. ^ Robert Vieth, Master Gardener. "Cherimoya". Minor subtropicals. Ventura County Cooperative Extension. Retrieved 2008-04-20. 
  4. ^ Bridg, Hannia (2001-05-03). "Micropropagation and Determination of the in vitro Stability of Annona cherimola Mill. and Annona muricata L.". Zertifizierter Dokumentenserver der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Retrieved 2008-04-20. 
  5. ^ "What are some delicious ways to serve a cherimoya?". All About Cherimoyas. Calimoya, Condor Ridge Ranc. Retrieved 2008-04-20.