North American Paw Paw ripe cut in half showing the seed size flesh to seed ratio and the colour of the flesh By Marcus [All Rights ReservedUsed By Permission] (Photo Credits)
Paw Paw North American Asimina triloba By Scott Bauer, USDA (USDA ARS Image Number K7575-8) [All Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionPublic domain] (Photo Credits)
Use bags to protect the fruit from pests when they are forming like in this photo By Marcus [All Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionPublic domainCC0,All Rights ReservedUsed By Permission] (Photo Credits)
Wait until they start turning orange to yellow before picking them from their pest proof bags like in this photo By Marcus [All Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionPublic domainCC0,All Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionAll Rights ReservedUsed By Permission] (Photo Credits)
Shows North American Paw Paw ripe and picked being held in the hand against the tree By Marcus [All Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionPublic domainCC0,All Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionAll Rights ReservedUsed By PermissionAll Rights ReservedUsed By Permission] (Photo Credits)
Leaf of the North American Paw Paw
North American Paw Paw For Sale (Size: Large) (Grown from Seed)
North American Paw PawAsimina triloba
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Specifications of North American Paw Paw
Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA
Water Requirements Frequent Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)
Preferred Soil Type Poor Drainage (Clay)
Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June
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Pollinators for the North American Paw Paw
Pollination required as female flower parts open before the male so trees are often self-infertile. Plant another seedling nearby
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Sensitive individuals may experience stomach and intestinal pain or skin irritation from handling fruit due to the presence of the chemical compound annonacin, which is also present in the bark and seeds. https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/asimina-triloba/#poison
Customer Tips & Reviews North American Paw Paw
North American Paw Paw
Grew 2 trees Melb 20yrs ago, shade of apricot, mostly neglected. 1 Grafted (lost name - ex Adelaide Hill Nursery) 1 seedling. Both fruited with pollination. Seedling tight with seeds, but grafted had good flesh, poor aftertaste. Want good cultivar
MOUNT WAVERLEY, VIC, Australia
This is a Daleys seedling at the front and 2 seedlings from another source behind - its about 3,5mt now and has flower buds forming for fruit next spring 2019. Smaller Asimina is a Grafted Pennsylvania Gold planted in 2017.
GEROGERY, NSW, Australia
have 4 of these.dont stand up to the wind too well, set frui tlast year with hand polination, but wind and birds got to the fruit.
TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia
North American Paw Paw is a member of the annonaceae family (custard apple) which include cherimoya, atemoya, rollinia, A. squamosa, soursop (graviola), soncoya etc which most of them have superb taste. Unlike the other members of annonaceae family a...
NOBLE PARK, VIC, Australia
Asimina triloba - Sunflower, Prima - Self Fertile with high quality fruit!Have 4 trees that have been fruiting for the past 3 years including two grafted types. Also growing the self fertile varieties Sunflower and Prima which are most popular in Europ...
I feel that its a native indiana tree that more people should see in abundance.