Author Topic: Got to try a Golden Soursop!  (Read 752 times)

elouicious

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Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« on: February 08, 2024, 10:19:12 PM »
I came across the opportunity to get one of these and couldn't pass it up-



I am happy to say that it was well worth it- this officially takes the spot of the top Annona I have eaten beating out Rollinia, Florida grown Lisa atemoya, mexican grown sugar apples and peruvian grown cherimoya

Perfect balance of sweetness and tartness, my wife who doesn't normally like Annona was even asking for more of this one





Great seed to flesh ratio and the seeds are even a bit soft



I recently decided to try to do one Annona in a pot and this will be it for sure
« Last Edit: February 08, 2024, 10:49:53 PM by elouicious »

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2024, 03:50:14 AM »
Where did you find this mythical beast?

elouicious

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2024, 11:47:41 AM »
I'm in no way affiliated with them, but I do not mind promoting them at all-

Lindas Tropical Fruit in Houston-

https://www.instagram.com/lindastropical/?hl=en

They do not ship, and unfortunately there are people trying to impersonate them taking orders for shipping

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2024, 03:38:12 PM »
Does soursop come "mostly true" from seed? 

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2024, 06:08:52 PM »
I think they are mostly true to seed (at least I hope).  Did the golden soursop cost an arm and a leg?  There is a guy around here selling them for $100 a pop and I am tempted.

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2024, 06:34:50 PM »
If you do you can sell the seeds for five to ten bucks each and recoup your money :)

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2024, 04:28:55 AM »
Doesn't look like the real deal to me in the pics. Even the tree has golden green leaves and flowers are bright yellow.

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2024, 05:00:54 AM »
Would you sell some seeds? Thanks

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2024, 05:03:41 AM »
I havent sent seeds overseas in a while now and I posted pics on past threads of what they look like. The do grow true btw

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2024, 09:26:31 AM »
There are some sellers for the seeds, even seedling, that ship to US. Just check on ebay and etsy.
Tropical Plantae in Puerto Rico sells the seedling. I purchased some trees from them, it is hit and miss with them since they shipped the trees bareroot with just a tiny amount of soil.
Out of 3 trees I got from them, only one survived.
Question is, how cold hardy is this Golden Soursop?
I am struggling to grow the green one here in zone 10A. Anyone knows the cold hardiness of the golden one?

« Last Edit: February 10, 2024, 02:55:47 PM by palingkecil »

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2024, 02:02:03 PM »
This varietal looks interesting.  And the taste reports seem positive, too.

That said, is this Golden Soursop any more or less cold tolerant than the
usual green fruited varieties?

This doesn't seem to be a tree suitable to try growing here in Tampa, FL,
zone 9b (and not even if we're now 10a per the USDA).

Just wondering.  Any thoughts out there about its relative cold tolerance?

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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2024, 05:19:59 PM »
To me they taste exacly the same as a normal green annona muricata. I tried both picked soft from the tree on the same day and they where almost identical. The green was just common green soursop on FNQ, not fibreleas or the huge ones.

Yes the leaves are yellowish and yield is a lot lower when compared to green muricata.

Flowers also yellowish like Mike said.

They donít seam to get very big. Maybe because of impared photosynthesis due to leaf mutations.
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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2024, 10:04:27 AM »
I think they are mostly true to seed (at least I hope).  Did the golden soursop cost an arm and a leg?  There is a guy around here selling them for $100 a pop and I am tempted.

They were very expensive, not quite $100 but around $75 I guess thats the Houston to SD markup  ;D

Doesn't look like the real deal to me in the pics. Even the tree has golden green leaves and flowers are bright yellow.

the fruit doesn't look like the right varietal you mean? I didn't post any pics of leaves or flowers and didn't get the chance to see them unfortunately- either way it was delicious

Would you sell some seeds? Thanks

I've got a few extra I can part ways with


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Re: Got to try a Golden Soursop!
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2024, 06:40:42 PM »
Sent you a pm elouicious regarding seeds. Thanks!

 

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