The leaves of Annona squamosa grow alternately on the stem (spirally arranged).
The leaf is simple, bright green-coloured above and paler beneath. The leaf is coriaceous and glabrous on both sides.
The leaves have a 1.5 cm long petiole.
The leaf of Annona squamosa is 10-20 cm long and 4-7 cm wide. The shape of the blade is elliptic or lanceolate, the apex is acute or acuminate, the base is cuneate and the margins are entire.
The venation of the leaf is reticulate with a prominent midrib.