It is a rapidly growing shrubby, deciduous or evergreen plant. It can grow up to 8 meters tall.
It can be cultivated at subtropical and warm temperatures that are basically free of frost.
Preferred liquid, sandy, moderate fertility, with a pH of about 6.5-7.6
The tree requires protection from strong winds because it prevents pollination and all fruits.
Its fruit is considered to be one of the finest tropical fruit flavored between banana and pineapple.
The white flesh of the mature fruit is sweet, juicy and very fragrant.
It is also used to make ice cream, cream, cakes, etc.
The seeds remain viable for 2-3 years if kept in a dry and cool place.