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Asimina triloba

Pawpaw

Tropical looking deciduous small tree. Large leaves have distinctive odor when crushed. Largest native edible fruit. Perishable banana-like fruit in mid-summer has custard like pulp and large seeds. They are relished by raccoons and many people. Some nurseries offer named varieties selected for the fruit. Plants sends up many root suckers and form colonies. Prefers deep rich soil and dependable moisture. Pawpaw is self-sterile so plant more than one for cross pollenation and fruit set. Native to eastern U.S.

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Height
15-20 Feet

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Spread
8 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Deciduous
Growth Rate in the Garden
Moderate
Soil Properties
Well-drained
Sun Requirements
Full Sun