Asimina triloba

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  • Common Name: Pawpaw
  • Plant Story:

    The largest fruit native to North America. Their ruggedness and versatility make them ideally suited to the backyard orchard or small-scale market grower. The fruit, which resembles a mango in shape, has a sweetness more often associated with produce native to the southern hemisphere.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: April-May
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 15-30 ft
  • Spread: 15-30 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Native or woodland garden
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Is NativeSoutheastern United States
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:


Pawpaw - Additional Photos

Photo Credit: Scott Jamieson - Bartlett Tree Experts
Photo Credit: Scott Jamieson - Bartlett Tree Experts