Grow Cherimoya Indoors: Are You Up For The Challenge?

Growing cherimoya indoors can be a fun and exciting experience. These fruits are normally grown in Ecuador and Peru. They are shaped like a heart and usually weigh about ¼ to 1 ½ pound.

Step By Step Guide

Fill half of the large bowl with water and place some seeds into it. Scoop out any floating cherimoya seeds and discard them.

Step By Step Guide

Get a clay pot and a potting mix. Fill one-half of it with coarse sand and the other with peat. Combine the soil.

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Place one cherimoya seed into the center of the pots and cover them with another soil.

Water regularly but do not overwater.

Reasons for Growing Cherimoya

Cherimoya plants are well-known for their natural health benefits. The flavonoids, can help boost the immune system and reduce the risk of cancer. 

Harvesting Cherimoya

Harvest when ripe. Just feel the fruit and if gives to thumb pressure, the fruit is already okay to harvest.  Refrigerate the fruit.

Propagating Cherimoya Plant

You propagate cherimoya from seed is the best way to propagate. You can keep the seeds for three years and they’re still viable.

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Preparing and Pruning

Train cherimoyas to two framework branches at two feet over the ground. Every year eliminate broken, ailing, or crossing branches.

Pest Control

If some leaves have turned yellow or brown. Check the soil. Look for some mealy bugs. If there are mealybugs, you can wash the leaves with soap.....

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