Mum told me that this is ‘Ang Moh’ lychee, wondering what’s the proper name for this weird looking fruit..

Weird looking fruit



7 Responses to “Ang Moh Lychee?”

  1. Really Man Says:
    October 27th, 2006 at 7:05 am

    Hi Jee

    It’s called custard apple, green when it’s ripe and turns to black when it’s too ripe. so u need to feel it to know if it’s ripe to be eaten. that’s when it’s soft. Sweet and lots of pips [big black hard pips]

  2. Jee Says:
    October 27th, 2006 at 3:41 pm

    Thanks for the clarification :)

  3. WTJ Says:
    October 27th, 2006 at 5:22 pm

    it’s also called sugarapple, there’re diff kind of variety..

  4. Jee Says:
    October 27th, 2006 at 6:13 pm

    Got a bit more info from wiki, custard-apple and sugar-apple is actually different. Both looks alike and belongs to the same species of Annona.

    Can’t really determine that the Annona in my photo is a custard-apple or a sugar-apple (or possibly another type of Annona), the images resource online seems to mix these 2 up, and it looks way too similar for me.

  5. Really man Says:
    October 30th, 2006 at 1:41 pm

    Doesnot matter, Jee…at long it’s taste sweet and after a big bite, u can split the pips out like a machine gun….great fun…have u try?.

    I believe yr pic. is a sugar-apple as it’s abit purperlish where else custard is more on the green side.

    both taste best esp when they are ripe enough….use to put them in the rice grain pot to quicken the riping process.

  6. Jee Says:
    October 30th, 2006 at 1:46 pm

    I actually don’t prefer fruits with seeds lol… I always try to get seedless fruit, and banana is my favorite.

  7. d Says:
    September 27th, 2007 at 2:14 pm

    just thought id say…. thanks!

    i was trying to find out what the english name was! :)


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