Paw Paw

$3499

Paw Paw

$3499

1-Year Warranty

Ships Spring and Fall

Safe to Plant - Spring and Fall

In stock

Cannot ship to: HI.


Description Reviews

The pawpaw tree is a small deciduous tree native to the eastern United States. It is primarily found in the country's southeastern region, from Texas to Florida and up to the Great Lakes. The tree is known for its sweet, custard-like Fruit, which has a unique and distinct flavor.

Paw Paw's Growth And Requirements

The tree is relatively easy to grow and is adaptable to various soil types, including clay, sand, and loam. It likes well-drained soil and shade but can also tolerate full sun. The tree grows to a height of 15 to 30 feet and has a spread of 10 to 20 feet.

Paw Paw's Fruit

Paw Paw blooms in early spring, producing small, purple flowers that fly, and beetles pollinate. The fruit typically ripens in late summer or early fall and is harvested when soft to the touch. When ripe, the fruit turns yellow. The flesh is smooth and custard-like, with a flavor often described as a cross between a banana and a mango.

Paw Paw's Benefits

The fruit is highly nutritious and contains many vitamins and minerals, including vitamins C and A, potassium, magnesium, and iron. It is also a good source of dietary fiber and antioxidants. The Fruit can be eaten whole or used in various recipes, including pies, smoothies, and ice cream.

Paw Paw Is Essential In Its Ecosystem

The pawpaw tree is an essential plant in the ecosystems where it is found. It provides food for various animals, including deer, raccoons, opossums, and squirrels. It is also an important host plant for the larvae of the zebra swallowtail butterfly, which feeds exclusively on the tree's leaves.

Customer Reviews

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Cynthia Muther
Not sure

As of today the PawPaws have not leafed out and the single stem appears dead. I followed all instructions. I do not know if they will sprout from root below ground. I belief I will need replacement trees at this point. I hope they will honor replacement garentee.

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Elizabeth Brown

It’s not here yet.