Paw Paw Tree
Paw Paw Fruit
Paw Paw Fruit Tree
Paw Paw Tree
Paw Paw Tree

Paw Paw Tree

Regular price$39.95
  • This Paw Paw Tree ships in a 1 Gallon Pot and is a young sapling
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American Paw Paw Tree -  Asimina triloba combines the flavors of banana, melon, vanilla and pineapple. American Paw Paw is the largest native North American fruit reaching up to six inches in length. It can grow as a tree or shrub. In spring Paw Paw's produce musky, maroon flowers with three petals. The outer layer of a Paw Paw is not attractive as the skin can be green to brown to almost black. The inner flesh however is rich amino acids and unsaturated fats with a custard like texture. 

Full sun to partial sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

Maroon flowers ,fragrant

Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.

Additional features: Attracts Wildlife, Attracts Pollinators, Native, Fragrant, and Fall Color

This Paw Paw Tree will come in a 1 Gallon pot

Size: Mature size can reach up to 15'-30' high x 15'-30'

Light: Part shade to full sun

Hardiness zone: 5 -8 View map

Native to North America

Characteristics: Fruit resembles a cross of banana & mango

Growth Rate: Moderate

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Moist, fertile, well draining soil, slightly acidic to neutral. Keep moist but not soggy. Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer in spring.

Planting: Choose a location with well-draining soil that receives partial shade. Pawpaws prefer slightly acidic soil. Dig a hole that is wide and deep enough to accommodate the roots of the sapling. Gently place the tree in the hole and backfill with soil, ensuring that the graft union (if present) is above the soil level.

Watering: Water the sapling regularly during the first year, keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged. Pawpaws have shallow root systems, so regular watering is crucial for their establishment.

Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch, such as wood chips or compost, around the base of the sapling. Mulching helps retain soil moisture, suppresses weed growth, and regulates soil temperature.

Fertilizing: Pawpaws have specific nutrient requirements. In the first year, use a balanced organic fertilizer with a ratio of 10-10-10 or similar. Apply it in early spring and mid-summer, following the package instructions. Avoid over-fertilization, as it can harm the tree.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 5 - 8

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