Ilama grafted tree Annona diversifolia variety of red pulp
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This fruit is considered one of the finest of the Annonaceae family, because its flavor is comparable to many to mango.
The fruit is conical, heart-shaped, ovoid or globose. is similar to our popular Annona cherimoya fruit can measure up to 15 cm in length and up to 1kg.
In Mexico, Ilama leaves have been used in traditional medicine for epilepsy. Studies by González-Trujano et al. (2001) have increased the use of this plant epilepsy. It was found in the seeds of Annona diversifolia an antitumor called acetogenins. Laherradurin and cherimolin-2 acetogenins were isolated from the seeds Annona diversifolia, a potential inhibitor of HeLa and SW-480 cells when injected once daily in mice carrying cancer cells (Schlie-Guzman et al. 2009 ).
The tree likes to have a prolonged dry period and another rainy to fruit ,which makes fruiting 3 years old. In summer you need additional watering.
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