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Species Spotlight: Soursop Fruit Tree

One of the many fruit trees grown in Uganda, Soursop tree was requested by this community due to the in income generating potential of selling the fruits which can reach 7,000 UGX high for each fruit. It is also suitable for this area due to its tolerance of poor soil and need for warm climate – it cannot stand frost!

The fruits are dark green and prickly and the white puply flesh of the fruit can be eaten raw or for making fresh fruit juices. The black seeds are indigestible.

Nutritionally Soursop is 81% water, 17% carbohydrates and 1% protein 1