Native to tropical America (Peru, Ecuador, Chile or Colombia) was introduced in Europe by the Spanish.
It has a heart shape, oval or conical, being able to measure between 7.5 cm and 12.5 cm in length and weighing between 150 gr. and 1 kg. The skin of cherimoya is green, very fine and fragile, with scaly shapes. The pulp is fleshy, white and very sweet. It contains a multitude of black seeds inside.
Varieties: The most commercialized varieties are green, large or small, and gray, oxidized appearance. We can also find red or pink that are larger.
Seasonality: The ideal time to consume this fruit is between the months of October to December, being able to find it punctually also in the months of September and January.