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Pawpaw (seedling)

Pawpaw (seedling)

NOTE: Due to extreme heat during Summer months, we DO NOT ship plant outside of California during Summer. If you are outside of CA and place an order, we will hold your entire order until temperatures decline.
This plant IS available for shipping ONLY in 1 gallon pot sizes.

Regular price $21.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $21.00 USD
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3 inch Pot - 8 to 12" tall plant in 6" diameter x 7" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

1 gallon Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Small Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Large Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 12" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

3 gallon Pot - 18 to 36" tall plant in 10" diameter x 8" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

5 gallon Pot - 30" to 60" tall plant in 11" diameter x 10" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

15 gallon Pot - 60" to 75" tall plant in 17" diameter x 15" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

Pawpaw is the long-forgotten cousin of the Cherimoya.  Native to the East coast, Pawpaw is an indigenous North American fruit a sweet banana-mango-passionfruit custard interior, and one of our favorite fruits. Pawpaw was long ignored by white colonizers who considered it unfit to eat. Indigenous communities are now reviving this fruit, and reintroducing it to America.

Unlike most other fruit trees, Pawpaw is an understory tree and prefers to grow for several years in the shade of other trees. Once established, Pawpaw prefers more sunlight to fruit. Our variety seedlings are from a self-fertile tree, and are expected to be self-fertile.  Most pawpaws are not self-fertile and require a 2nd tree for pollination.  Seedlings come from our own mother tree, named the Diamond Bar Banana.

We hope to offer grafted varieties soon.


Botanic Name: Asimina Triloba
Common Names: Pawpaw,

Lifespan: Tree
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Fruiting Season: Late Summer
Growth Structure: 12-15 ft tree

Fertility Preference: ★ ★
Water Preference:
Sun & Light Preference: ★ ★ ★

Years to Fruit: 6
Fruiting Season: Late Summer
Pruning Season: Winter
Dormancy: Winter Dormant
Cold Tolerance: -30 F
Flowers? Yes, Red
Native to: North America

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