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Fresh Banana Custard Flavor!

Growing 15-30 ft. tall, pawpaws make attractive specimen trees with a pyramidal shape and big, tropical-looking leaves that put on a spectacular golden show in the fall. The 3- to 5-in. fruits will darken in the late summer—that's when the luscious flavor is at its peak! Potted plant. Zones 5-9.

Zones: 5 - 9 (-10° F.).
Height: 15 - 30 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Pawpaw
69591 Quantity Price
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$24.99

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Pawpaw Product Details

Botanical Name: Asimina triloba; Family: Annonaceae (Custard Apple Family)

Height: 15 - 30 feet.

Spacing: 15 - 20 feet.

Depth: Same as in the nursery.

Spread: 15 - 25 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Plant 2 - 3 plants to ensure pollination. Pawpaw trees are not self fertile. Pollen must be transferred to the female flowers of a different Pawpaw tree. The more trees that are planted in a grouping the better pollination, resulting in better fruit produ

Color: Purple flowers.

Foliage: Deep green, drooping, oval leaves, 4 x 12 inches.

Blooms: Spring.

Fruit: Greenish-yellow, almost black when ripe.

Form: Small deciduous tree, rounded.

Flower Form: Tulip-shaped; fragrant.

Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained, organic, slightly acidic soil. pH of 5.5 - 7.0.

Growth Rate: 2 feet per year.

Comments: Tree is shipped as a #1 plant, 6" - 18" of top growth (growth above the root system). Fruit is 3 - 5 inches with 3 - 7 per cluster. Fruit is soft and yellow. It has a custard-like pulp and banana-like taste. Can be potted. Fruit is high in unsaturated fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and amino acids. Pest and disease free. Foliage turns yellow in the Fall. Self-fruitful but plant two or more for better fruit production. Lives up to 80 years.

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2014-04-10
Paw Paw
Reviewed By: Nancy Kyle (Tamaqua, PA)
Received my 2 trees & was happy to see they were about 3' tall & quite healthy but in very small narrow pots. Will plant when danger of frost is past.


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2013-12-28
Small but scrappy
Reviewed By: Tiffany (Hickory, NC)
Planted my 8-inch tall, 1/8 inch thick twigs in ground April 2011. By September 2013 they were 3ft tall 1in diameter. Wish they were bigger, but that means bigger bucks.


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2010-10-19
Very small plant :-(
Reviewed By: Nhat Nguyen (Woodbridge, Virginia)
Plant is only about 6 inches, very small plant compared to the other orchards (about 3 to 4 feet) for the same price. Will update next year.


Pawpaw
69591 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 1 plant.
$24.99

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