SA No. 105

Annona senegalensis

Wildesuikerappel / Wild custard-apple

Family: Annonaceae

Where can i find this tree. Locations to follow soon – watch this space!


With their striking large leaves (especially when young) they certainly stand out in the bush. Their yellow/orange fruit are edible and have a pleasant unique taste. Widely used as food. The fruit reminds of a small pineapple, and cold drink made from it even have a pineapple like taste. Leaves and flowers are also used as vegetables!

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Game browse the leaves and giraffes are often seen eating it.

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