These are definitely one of my favorite fruits. It is widely cultivated in the Philippines and available all year round. Accordingly, the Spaniards brought the custard seeds to the Philippines during the 17th century.

Custard apple trees are also a popular backyard fruit-tree in the Philippines. It only grows about 10–20 ft high when fully matured. So even if you have a small backyard, it won’t take much space, and you can plant it by using the seeds.

Custard apples are usually sold in the local market. You can see them almost all year round because the tree bears fruit almost three times a year, but it is at its best during summer months.

When I moved to Australia, I thought I will never be able to eat custard apples, but I was wrong, there are custard apples here. They’re a bit different in shape and taste a bit creamier, but I have noticed that they tend to have fewer seeds. They’re a bit expensive, but it’s worth it.