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Asimina triloba

pawpaw

Pawpaw is truly a unique tree. The deep maroon-red flowers appear in the spring, followed by edible fruits. Like many other fruiting plants a second tree for cross-pollination is recommended for the best fruit set. Pawpaws form small colonies with time.

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Height: 10-30 ft
Spread: 8-12 ft
Hardiness Zone: 4-9


Bloom Color: Maroon

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Wet
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Summer Fruit
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Additional Attributes
Edible


North American Distribution


pawpaw - Asimina triloba from Native Plant Trust
pawpaw - Asimina triloba from Native Plant Trust
pawpaw - Asimina triloba from Native Plant Trust
pawpaw - Asimina triloba from Native Plant Trust