American Paw Paw Tree - Asimina triloba combines the flavors of banana, melon, vanilla and pineaple. 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 that has 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.
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.
*Due to California Department of Agriculture restrictions we can not ship this item to the state of California
*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.
*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.