Soursop Seedlings AKA Guanabana
Soursop Seedlings AKA Guanabana
Soursop Seedlings AKA Guanabana
Soursop Seedlings AKA Guanabana
Soursop Seedlings AKA Guanabana

Soursop Seedlings AKA Guanabana

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Soursop AKA Guanabana
Pickup Miami, FL 33138 or SHIPPED

Growing guanabana, also known as soursop or Graviola, can be a rewarding but somewhat challenging endeavor due to its specific climate and care requirements. Here are steps to help you grow guanabana successfully:
* Climate: Guanabana is a tropical fruit tree and thrives in warm, humid climates. It requires temperatures consistently above 50°F (10°C). If you live in a region with cold winters, consider growing guanabana in a large container that you can move indoors during the winter.
* Location: Plant guanabana in a location that receives full sun for most of the day. It needs a minimum of 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
* Soil: Guanabana prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH (around 6.0-7.0). Amending the soil with organic matter can help improve drainage.
* Propagation: You can grow guanabana from seeds, but it's usually better to buy a grafted tree from a reputable nursery. Grafted trees tend to produce fruit more quickly and reliably.
* Planting: If planting in the ground, dig a hole twice the size of the root ball and amend the soil with compost. If using a container, choose one that's at least 15-20 gallons in size.
* Spacing: Space guanabana trees about 10-15 feet apart to allow for their large size at maturity.
* Watering: Guanabana prefers consistently moist soil but doesn't tolerate waterlogging. Water deeply and regularly, especially during dry periods. Mulching can help retain soil moisture.
* Fertilization: Fertilize guanabana with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring and summer. Avoid excessive nitrogen, which can lead to lush foliage but less fruit production.
* Pruning: Prune your guanabana tree to shape it, remove dead or diseased branches, and promote air circulation. Pruning can also make it easier to harvest the fruit.
* Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids and diseases like powdery mildew. Address any issues promptly with appropriate treatments.
* Harvesting: Guanabana fruit is ready for harvest when it's slightly soft to the touch and green. It can take several months from flowering to fruit maturity.
* Culinary Use: Guanabana fruit has a sweet and slightly tangy flavor. It's commonly used in smoothies, juices, and desserts.
Growing guanabana can be a long-term project, as it can take several years for the tree to produce significant fruit. Be patient and diligent in caring for your guanabana tree, and you may be rewarded with delicious fruit in the future.


SHIPPING POLICY

We ship the largest plants we have. If your plant is bigger than the box they are meant to ship in we will bend the plant to make them fit. Within a week and proper sunlight, the plant will become straight again.

All of our packaging including the plastic bag, tape, and packing peanuts are compostable.

We ship our plants on Monday and Wednesday only, to insure plants arrive well. We do not Ship to California or outside of the continental United States. If you wish to receive a plant in Puerto Rico or Hawaii, etc. please contact us and we will give you the correct shipping price.

We put great care into packing our plants to insure a healthy plant arrival, however sometimes the shipping company does not ship on time or damages the package.

HERE IS WHAT YOU DO:
Take a picture of the damaged plant inside the open box on the day of arrival. We will not accept unpackaged plants (unless more than two are in the box) or images from a later date. We offer replacements or refunds ONLY if plants are dead (no green leaves) or did not arrive. For broken stems or wilted plants, please use the insurance claim connected to your tracking number that come along with the shipping as all our shipments are insured up to $100

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