How to Grow Annona reticulata Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Dog apple

Dog apple

Annona reticulata photograph by Tatters.

Annona reticulata Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Annona reticulata
  • Common Name: Dog apple
  • Growing Zone: USA: 10 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Tree

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 300 to 600
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 180 to 300
  • Time of Bloom: Spring
  • Flower Details: Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Average pace
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: slow

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: Seed (poisonous)
  • How to Prune:
  • Pests:
  • Diseases:

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of:
  • Best Garden Use: Areas requiring pest tolerance, Screen, Specimen
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Fragrant flowers, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
  • Genus Detail: Annona
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here

Get the Gardener's HQ Newsletter

* indicates required