Small, deciduous tree to 15-25ft, spreading to the same size. Trees loose leaves in the winter for about 4-6 weeks. Leaves are 6-8" long. Flowers appear with new leaf growth in early spring. Fruits ripen 3-4 months later throughout summer and fall. The common sugar apple has a green skin but dark red varieties are becoming more commonplace.
Hardiness: Hardy to about 27F.
Growing Environment: Grow in full sun. The plant generally adapts well to a variety of soil types. Sugar apples make excellent conatiner specimens.